Jobs with Hackney Council

Here East

Start Up Internships at Here East

Do you want to kick start your career in the digital and creative sector?

Startup Internship is looking for seven people between 18-30, living in/or with a strong connection to Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest for 6 months paid opportunities as a Development Intern, Social Media Intern or Graphic Design Intern.

This opportunity offers:

  • Six-month, London Living Wage paid placement at a company within Plexal, East London’s Innovation Hub
  • Access to Plexal’s Careers and Professional Development offer
  • Industry-focused support and guidance from A New Direction

Apply if you are:

  • An enthusiastic self-starter
  • Articulate
  • Calm, cheerful and helpful
  • Proactive and have the foresight to spot potential issues before they escalate
  • Resilient and have the tenacity to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

To be eligible for an internship you must be:

  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Curious, passionate about learning and able to build skills independently
  • Interested in building a career in the digital and creative industries
  • Meet the specific requirements for the role/s applied for

Applications must be submitted by May 18

For more information about the roles on offer and how to apply 

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Volunteer Centre hackney VCH


Want to get involved in your community but don’t know where to start? Come and meet Volunteer Centre Hackney and local charities, and discover how to get involved in your community on Wednesday 9 May 11 – 12pm at the Volunteer Centre Hackney, Unit 13 Springfield House, 5 Tyssen Street, Dalston, E8 2LY.
Whether you’ve got an hour a week or an hour a month, there are hundreds of ways to help local causes and local residents.

Why volunteer?

What kinds of volunteering can I do?

How do I start to search for a volunteer role?

How do I know it’s the right role for me?

How do I make the most of volunteering?

This is free event, no need to book – just drop in on your way home, on your way out or after work. Free refreshments provided.

Find out more

Beverley's blog

Beverley’s blog: my experience as part of the Hackney 100

18 year old Beverley joined Inspire!’s team for 6 months as part of the Hackney 100 programme, a scheme which gives young people from Hackney access to meaningful, paid work placements in the local area.

Beverley said: “Inspire! will be a part of my life from now on. I am honoured to have had the opportunity to work with people who are not only passionate about what they do, but are helping to remove the stigma from a beautiful place like Hackney.”

Read more 

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Job of the week

Social Value Officer, Hackney Council

Full time – closes 20 May

Apply now

Search all current Hackney Council vacancies.

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Volunteer opportunity of the week

Bump Buddy Mentor, Shoreditch Trust

Bump Buddies connects diverse groups of women in Hackney so they are able to share their skills, knowledge and experiences and learn from one another. The charity provides vital support to new and expectant mums in Hackney. A patient , non-judgmental persona is essential.

Find out more

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Loughborough University’s Inspiring Success programme

If you’ve always dreamed of completing a Masters degree, the Inspiring Success Scholarship could be the perfect opportunity for you. Find out more at Lee House, 6a Rectory Road, London, N16 7QS on June 6 from 10-12pm where the university will be able to answer all your questions. Follow the link to see if you are eligible.

Click here

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Hackney Opportunity Hubs

Homerton Opportunity Hub – this service is temporarily located at:
Lee House
6a Rectory Road
N16 7QS

Hoxton Opportunity Hub
137-139 Bowling Green Walk
Corner of Pitfield Street
N1 6AL

Woodberry Down Opportunity Hub
Redmond Community Centre
Kayani Avenue
N4 2HF

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