Volunteering looks a bit different at the moment.  We'll be posting information about current opportunities below but if you want to hear more about one of our historic volunteering programmes then please email responsiblebusiness@lloyds.com.  Find out which programme is right for you and the skills you want to develop using our Volunteering Skills Matrix.

Board Match 12: Meet charities acitvely recruiting for new trustees

Event Date and Time Details Location Interested?
Board Match 12

Tues 3 Nov 17:30

Tues 3 Nov 18:30

Help shape the future of a London charity by becoming a trustee.  Remotely    Register at BoardMatch12.eventbrite.co.uk

Community Recovery Programme: Use your professional skills to support community partners recover and 'build back better'

Event Date and Time Details Location Interested?
Scoping Forum Weds 14 Oct 13:00-15:00 One off forum with community partners to understand the issues they are facing Remotely Email ashley.rice@elba-1.org.uk 
to register
Workshops TBC One off workshop delivered by volunteers on topics including business strategy, financial strategies, HR and working with volunteers  Remotely

Hot Opps: Support local community partners 

Event Date and Time Details Location Interested?
CV surgery Ongoing Transform the CV of a local young person  Remotely Email ashley.rice@elba-1.org.uk
to register
LinkedIn surgery Ongoing Review LinkedIn pages of university students Remotely

Christmas: Help us fundraise for Habitat for Humanity GB this festive season

Event Date and Time Details Location Interested?
Gingerbread House Challenge 1-14 December Get together with friends, family, flatmates or colleagues to decorate a gingerbread house and win a prize Remotely Email responsiblebusiness@lloyds.com
ELBA's Toy Appeal Dates TBC Donate a toy to a child in poverty via ELBA's John Lewis gift list Remotely


The following programmes are not currently running due to social distancing limitations but please email darshna.solanki@thebp.co.uk to register your interest.

Reading and Number Partners: Helping students to develop their literacy or numeracy skills and acting a role model.

Workshop topic  Age group  Details  Location  Interested? 
Reading Partner Primary school Weekly/Fortnightly Tower Hamlets  Email Responsiblebusiness@lloyds.com 
to register 
Number Partner Primary school Weekly John Scurr primary school, E1 4AX 

Abacus: A financial literacy programme for 9 - 10 years olds and their parents at schools in Tower Hamlets. Watch our Abacus video to bring this to life.

Workshop topic Details Location Interested?
Budgeting and Borrowing  TBC TBC Email
to register
Value for Money and Smart Shopping  TBC TBC
Money and the World of Work TBC TBC
Insurance and Risk  TBC TBC
Lloyd's visit  TBC  Lloyd's, EC3M 7HA

Head2Head: Mock interviews with young people aged 15-17 years old at their school in Tower Hamlets. This can be volunteers from across the market or you can sign up for one date as a team.

School  Details  Location  Interested? 
to register

Getting Ahead: Employability skills conferences for 14/15 year olds. Students work through various activities, each one covering a key skill or employability concept. This can be volunteers from across the market or you can sign up for one date as a team.

School Details Location Interested?
TBC                           TBC                          TBC                   Email
to register


Mentoring: Mentor a young person through a fully supported structured mentoring programme. Watch our mentoring video to bring this to life.

Opportunity  Age group  Details  Location  Interested? 
Mentoring a secondary school or sixth form student 15-17 year olds 1 hour per month, Nov - June School and your office Email Responsiblebusiness@lloyds.com
to register

Team challenges:  Take part in a one day volunteering activity with your department or team.

Opportunity  Beneficiaries Details  Location  Interested? 
One off team challenge Local community groups One day – Any time East London Email Responsiblebusiness@lloyds.com
to register
Whizz Kidz local youth club or wheelchair skills training Disabled young people One day- Any time London Email Responsiblebusiness@lloyds.com
to register
 Getting Ahead and Head to Head employability sessions Young people from London boroughs  One day (dates and times above)  London Email Responsiblebusiness@lloyds.com
to register 

Watch the video below to find out more about the Board Builders programme and find out why being a trustee is such an impactful way of volunteering and how you can get involved. 



Other ways you or your company can get involved

  • Host a summer placement for a young person from our delivery partner, The Brokerage for 6-8 weeks.
  • Host a work placement for a disabled young person from our charity partner, Whizz Kidz.
  • Sharing knowledge and insight around climate and flood resilience trends or giving advice around catastrophe micro-insurance and climate-based index insurance to our partner Habitat for Humanity Great Britain.
  • Giving pro-bono support to help Habitat for Humanity Gerat Britain calculate community level disaster risks and environmental risks such as mapping, data sources and risk reduction strategies.
  • Offer your office space to host an employability workshop.    
  • Invite the Responsible Business team or one of our charity partners to talk about our initiatives in your company.
  • Give an hour a month and become a Responsible Business Champion and share opportunities with your team or company.        

Charitable Giving 
  • From running, to cycling, swimming, mud runs and walking, Habitat for Humanity Great Britain have a range of fundraising opportunities all year round. 
  • You can donate or fundraise for the Lloyd’s Charities Trust or the Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund, with full support given by the Responsible Business team.    

  • Applications for the Lloyd's Market Charity Awards are open until Friday 31 July.  Click here to register your interest.

Get in touch at Responsiblebusiness@lloyds.com for more details.