Volunteer Opportunities

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Tech Up Nation

Tech Up Nation connects local young Londoners with apprenticeships that can provide them with the skills they need to shape the future of digital.

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Britain's free online gateway for small and medium-size enterprises seeking mentoring services. Search our list of quality-assured mentoring organizations.

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Overseas business looking to set up in London? Get essential information and expert advice on every aspect of locating and doing business in the capital.

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Tech London Advocates

Founded by angel and venture investor Russ Shaw, Tech London Advocates (TLA) is an advocacy group that aims to support technology start-ups in finding new investment, new talent and achieving high growth.

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London Datastore

Do you have ideas for how to use big data to create innovative apps or improve life in London? Access open city data, share ideas and request new data at London Datastore.

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Mayor's Export Programme

Are you ready to go global? The Mayor's Export Programme offers 1-to-1 support to enter an overseas market or participate in a UK exhibition.

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Connectivity Rating Scheme

Endorsed by the Mayor of London, WiredScore is delivering collecting information about the internet connectivity and infrastructure of commercial buildings. This information will be made publicly available to businesses of all sizes looking for office space.


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Smart London Plan

The Smart London Plan is for Londoners, businesses, researchers, investors and everyone who has an interest in the capital’s future. Feedback, ideas and collaboration are welcome!

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Superfast Broadband Vouchers

Get up to £3,000 to connect your business to superfast broadband. SMEs based in London can apply for a voucher—which is a grant, not a loan, so you don't pay it back.

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Develop your skills with free learning materials and expert advice on how to generate, actualize and pitch ideas. Practice guides for accelerators, innovation labs and more.

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Dot London

Tell the world where you do business! A Dot London domain helps engage London audiences and associates you with the capital's reputation for innovation.

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Supporting Startup Culture & New Entrepreneurs

  • Team London

    The Mayor’s volunteering programme for London, Team London makes it quick and easy for Londoners to give their time, find volunteering opportunities and do great things for their city. Whether it’s cleaning up the environment or volunteering at one of the capital’s great events, Team London mobilises the community spirit and enthusiasm of Londoners to make a difference.

  • Business in the Community

    BITC is a business-led, issue-focused charity with more than 30 years' experience of mobilising business. The networks offer a range of practical ways for businesses to work together and take action to help tackle some of the key issues facing society.

  • London Small Business Centre: Get Involved

    Opportunities to participate in sponsorship, pro-bono mentoring and support, or make a donation to support training of entrepreneurs and growth of small business in London.

  • Expert Impact: Get Involved

    Expert Impact is on a mission to give great entrepreneurs what they need to help their organisations make a greater social impact. Offer support by expanding the program to your city, helping to find entrepreneurs or experts, hosting an event or mentoring session, or creating content.

  • Fredericks Federation Volunteers

    Help the disadvantaged start their own business or become self-employed by serving as a mentor, participating on the lending decisions panel, providing project management expertise, or getting involved in a community hub lending operation.

  • StartUp Britain Local

    StartUp Local is a new initiative that allows enthusiastic and experienced volunteers across the nation to register as a Local Champion and shine a spotlight on the events, resources and activities that benefit startups and growing businesses in their area. StartUp Local campaigns have the potential to make a real and tangible difference to their local community.

  • The Prince's Trust

    The Prince's Trust supports 13 to 30 year olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion. Programmes are designed to give young people the practical and financial support they need to move into work, education or training.

  • City Action for the Community

    City Action is a free employee volunteering consultancy matching up City businesses with local charities and community organisations. Asa programme of the City of London Corporation, City Action has been connecting professionals with the charities most in need of their skills for over 15 years.

  • School for Social Entrepreneurs Volunteers

    SSE supports individuals who are starting and growing social enterprises via action-learning courses. SSE Volunteers participate in a range of ways, whether it is delivering a witness session to students or assisting with the day to day running of the School.

  • Young Enterprise Volunteering

    Young Enterprise gives young people – from all backgrounds – the opportunity to realise their full potential through a range of practical enterprise programmes, from one day masterclasses to year-long projects. Young Enterprise volunteers can mentor a student company, work with primary students, join a local board, and more.

  • Pillar Nonprofit Network

    Pillar Nonprofit Network supports nonprofit member organizations in fulfilling their missions in our community, while also making connections for community impact, and maintains a database of Volunteer Opportunities in London.

  • Reload Greece

    Reload Greece is the Hub of Youth Entrepreneurship in London, aiming to ensure that young people will develop skills in entrepreneurship and social innovation that will help their communities develop both socially and economically. Reload Greece Volunteers can apply for open roles in London or sign up to hear about future volunteer positions.

  • Team London Speed Volunteering

    Team London, the Mayor's volunteering program for London, has partnered with Do-It to launch London's Speed Volunteering Service. Speed Volunteering makes it easier for people to give a little bit of time while still making a positive impact—in just a couple of hours, on a one-off basis, and at short notice.

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