Get involved

We want to offer you the opportunity to have a stronger voice in the community. Through volunteering opportunities, online community gatherings and events, you can help shape the borough’s future. 

Volunteering opportunities 

Volunteer Centre Redbridge can help you find out more about local organisations, community groups and clubs that need your help.

Take a look at the current volunteering opportunities at the Volunteer Centre Redbridge

Free employment training

Work with the Redbridge Institute to gain the skills you need to get back into work such as resume writing and interview skills.

Dates: Every Tuesday from 1pm to 4pm and Thursday from 9.30am to 12.30pm

Location: Gaysham Ave, Gants Hill, Ilford IG2 6TD

Repair cafe

Come have small appliances and gadgets repaired free of charge and learn about more green projects in your area (no laptops or mobile phones).

Dates: 29 January , 12 February, 12 March, and 26 March from 2pm to 3.30pm

Location: Redbridge Central Library (ground floor), Ilford, IG1 1ZJ 

Help to Grow Digital scheme

The Government's Help to Grow Digital scheme, designed to support smaller businesses in adopting digital technologies is open for applications.

Under the scheme, eligible businesses can receive discounts of up to £5,000 off the retail price of approved digital accounting and customer relationship management (CRM) software from leading technology suppliers. The software should help enterprises increase productivity, cut costs and expand their offering.

For more information visit the GOV.UK website