Tag: volunteering

The Fine Details…

Keith Greenough and Theresa Dhaliwal Davies – September 2018 The official opening of Toynbee Hall’s wonderfully restored old hall is fast approaching and finishing touches of the redevelopment are being put in place. The new entrance hall has wonderful and unique light wood furniture. The hallway surrounding the original staircase has an exhibit celebrating Toynbee…
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The 120th Anniversary of our Free Legal Advice Centre – a conversation with Julia Wookey from Howard Kennedy

There is […] a sense of pride in contributing to a service which has been delivering at a consistently high standard for so many years, and being part of the team that’s maintaining that. Julia Wookey in conversation with Rob Crich In October this year, we are celebrating the 120th Anniversary of Toynbee Hall’s Free…
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Toynbee Hall launches new Influencer volunteer program

In August we will be providing a new platform for local people to share their experiences of East London. Do you live or work in East London? Do you believe in the richness, diversity and potential of the people who live here? Do you want to share your experiences of East London, challenge assumptions and…
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Volunteers Week 2018

Every year, 1st – 7th June is Volunteers Week. This is when we celebrate the invaluable contribution of our volunteers. Our services depend on the commitment and dedication of volunteers and has done since our founding in 1884. We want to thank all of our volunteers past and present for their vital contributions and for…
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The 2018 London Legal Walk

On a beautiful Monday evening in Central London, walkers from Toynbee Hall took part in the London Legal Support Trust’s annual 10km legal walk to raise funds for free legal advice centres across London and the South East. We walked in support of our Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) which celebrates its 120th anniversary this…
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2018 London Legal Walk Photo Gallery

On Monday 21st May, Toynbee Hall joined 13,000 walkers from 750 teams on a 10km walk through Central London in support of access to justice. A team of walkers from Toynbee Hall took part in the London Legal Support Trust’s annual legal walk to raise funds for free legal advice centres across London and the…
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My experience as a Free Legal Advice Centre Volunteer

By Katelyn Adler. Ahead of the 2018 London Legal Walk, we talk to one of Toynbee Hall’s brilliant volunteers, Katelyn Adler, about the work she does to support our Free Legal Advice Centre Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do at Toynbee Hall. I’ve been volunteering at Toynbee Hall for two years…
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A New Adventure Everyday – My experience as a Heritage Volunteer at Toynbee Hall

By Henna Khanom, Heritage Volunteer As a lover of history, Toynbee Hall never fails to excite me. Working with Eleanor (Heritage Learning and Participation Manager) to digitalise Toynbee Hall’s extensive archive meant I could pore over record after record of Toynbee Hall’s associates. These date all the way back to the late 19th century and…
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Toynbee Hall to re-establish Residential Voluntary Work programme

Interested in the Arts, Heritage or Research? Passionate about social action? You could become one of our new Residential Voluntary Workers. The application window is now open for the Residential Voluntary Work programme. This is a real opportunity for early career artists, storytellers, innovators and social researchers to be involved in an established charity. The…
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Success for Toynbee Hall’s pro bono partners at 2017 LawWorks Awards

Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton, one of the pro bono partners supporting our Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC), emerged triumphant at the 2017 LawWorks Pro Bono Awards. We are absolutely delighted to announce that Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton, one of the pro bono partners supporting our Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC), emerged triumphant at…
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