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City Connections is a service that supports City residents and workers, to find and access the information and services they need, by linking them to health and wellbeing services in the Square Mile.



Minimum of 6 months, up to 2-4 hours per week.


Purpose of Role

City Connections Friends helps City residents to access and participate in activities and/events at locations across the Square Mile, to build confidence and motivation to be involved within the local community.


Support Provided

  • Will be supported by experienced volunteer co-ordinators.
  • Join and participate in peer support groups and meet other volunteers.
  • Relevant tailored training, DBS check and ongoing support will be provided.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills with a friendly, approachable manner.
  • Trustworthy and honest.
  • Flexible and reliable who is able to commit to the agreed schedule.
  • Willing to help others and has a good level of patience.
  • Knowledge of the City area (useful but not essential)..

What’s in it for you?

  • Do something that is inspiring and rewarding in your spare time
  • Develop new skills and enhance existing knowledge
  • Make a difference to the quality of life of the people you are volunteering with and give back to the community
  • Take part in opportunities to gain more experience/skills
  • Access to in-house training
  • Join and participate in peer support groups and meet other volunteers.
  • Tempo Time Credits will be awarded for every hour you volunteer, can be redeemed in exchange for access to various venues, activities and events.

Delivered by Age UK East
London on behalf of The
City of London corporation

Get in touch

Here's how you can get in touch with The City Connections Service.
Our Head office: 82 Russia Lane, Bethnal Green E2 9LU
Phone number: 0203 957 9844

Contact form

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