Pecan depends on the generosity, commitment and skills of volunteers who can work alongside our staff. Whether you’ve got a short amount of time to spare, or can make a regular commitment, you can make a difference to people’s lives.

As a Pecan volunteer you can expect:

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Your support really makes a huge difference!

All volunteer positions are subject to references and a trial period.

To apply for any role please fill in the Volunteer Expression of Interest Form below. We will then be in touch about arranging a meeting to discuss volunteering options with you.

Current Volunteers Vacancies

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Together at Pecan – Welcome Café Volunteer

Monday's and/or Tuesday's, 12.30pm - 15.30pm | Based in Peckham
Together at Pecan brings together a range of services previously delivered by Pecan into a new Community Hub that aims to create a one-stop-shop for our community. Volunteers are essential to the running of Together by nurturing a sense of loving community and a culture of welcome for everyone who comes through our doors.
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Southwark Foodbank Warehouse Volunteers

4 hours per week | Based in Peckham
The Southwark Foodbank is looking for volunteers to join our Warehouse team between 9am and 1pm Monday – Friday at our warehouse in 121a Peckham High Street, SE 15 5SE to help receive deliveries, sort food, pack food parcels and help keep the warehouse running smoothly.
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Peckham Pantry Ambassadors

4 hours per week minimum | Based in Peckham
The Peckham Pantry is a joint initiative between St. Luke’s Church, Pecan and Your Local Pantry. This membership scheme aims to reduce shopping bills, provide relevant advice and support, promote healthy eating, a place to use your Healthy start vouchers and create opportunities for members to be more active in their community.

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