Meet our volunteers


Our volunteers are extraordinary people making a difference. Find out what motivated them to volunteer and their achievements.

Support for our service users. Joe volunteers his time to help.
June 10, 2016

Joe looks after our service users

As a local resident, homelessness is a visible problem and has become more of a problem over the years since I moved here. I feel strongly opposed to the austerity that we are living in and wanted to give back with my free time. I ...

Michelle
March 14, 2016

Michelle

“I like meeting guests” I heard about the 999 via Bromley Reform Synagogue where I am a member. I have a friend at Synagogue who was a volunteer, when I found out the 999 Club was in Deptford and very near to where I live, ...

Liz and Tim
March 14, 2016

Liz & Tim

“We cook for Winter Night Shelter guests” We first heard about the 999 Club through our church – St Alfege in Greenwich. A group of people had got together to cook dinners for the guests at the winter night shelter. I ...

Shane getting a certificate of appreciate from Peter Wood
February 26, 2016

Shane

“Why do I help at the 999 Club?” A question I have been asked by friends and family at different times. I do feel that I have been very lucky in my life and many years ago I wanted to ‘do’ something to help others who are ...

Simone and Bike Freedom
February 26, 2016

Simone

“The Bike Freedom project helps people get around the city…” I have been a volunteer at the 999 Club since June 2014. I started off serving tea and coffee in the drop in. I loved it – speaking to the service users and ...

February 26, 2016

Trevor

“I use BSL to interpret for deaf service users…” I am profoundly deaf since birth. It is difficult for me to speak but I can communicate very well by using writing notepads as necessary. I talked to someone on the ...

David MacGregor
February 26, 2016

David

“I use my coding skills to update the website…” I’m a biologist and freelance virtual assistant supporting a variety of small and medium sized businesses. Shortly after deciding that I wanted to offer my services to a ...