A huge thanks to the wonderful team from the head office of LHA London who recently volunteered to improve the family centre space. Accommodation provider LHA London have generously supported the Centre for several years, paying for new showers and cooking facilities in the hostel, but were keen to get involved in a different way. The thirteen strong team came […]
Sara, who hails from Eritrea, initially came to the Centre as a client in the IT room. It was when she attended an assessment that she realized in order to pass her Life in the UK test she would benefit from one to one coaching in basic reading. I was assigned to coach Sara in October last and I was […]
When the Cardinal Hume Centre was selected as Grosvenor’s charity partner in April 2014 to say we were elated is an understatement. We couldn’t wait to see what would happen with this partnership and we have not been disappointed.
St Dominic’s, Harrow on the hill, sixth formers impressed everyone at the Centre with their excellent volunteering.
“I was keen to get some first-hand experience and learn something new about the great work voluntary groups do to help those in need.
I now spend a couple of hours most weeks at the Centre’s Jobs Club.”
Jean Newbold has been volunteering as an English language teacher at the Centre for more than 10 years. She talks about the profound affect it has had on her life.
Ed and Kenji give an account of their week of volunteering at the Cardinal Hume Centre: “We spent this week at the Cardinal Hume Centre, experiencing the vast range of services that it offers to all who desire them. On arriving at the centre, we expected it to be a normal soup-kitchen type homeless shelter. However, it quickly became apparent […]
Volunteers play a valuable role in the delivery of our services and we strive to ensure that all volunteers have a meaningful and rewarding experience while working with us. Our commitment to volunteering is demonstrated through our investing in volunteers award. We have a large number of volunteers, almost 100 at the last count, who are involved in many different […]
Joanne Joanne has been volunteering in our charity shop since early 2013. She writes about how much she enjoys giving directly back to the community. Tom “Having done precious little volunteering before, I was keen to get some first-hand experience and learn something new about the great work voluntary groups do to help those in need. I […]