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Take a look at our upcoming events ranging from 1-2-1 tailored drop-in sessions for volunteers to community events and training programmes for organisations


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12:30 pm

Colindale Communities Trust – Winter Volunteering Fair

Wednesday 4th December, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NW9 5UL, Grahame Park Community Centre
London, NW9 5UL United Kingdom
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This event is for local organisations and charities to take part in a volunteering fair, providing the Colindale community with free information on volunteering opportunities. It is a free event, open to members of the local community on the Grahame Park estate and wider Colindale area. To book a stall, please book one of the […]

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2:00 pm

Volunteer Advice Session

Wednesday 4th December, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Burnt Oak Library, 99 Watling Avenue, Burnt Oak, Edgware
London, HA8 0UB United Kingdom
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Alice can help you start volunteering

Alice promotes volunteer opportunities in the borough and provides guidance on how people can start volunteering. You can meet her at the drop-in sessions listed in the calendar.

You can also reach her through email, enquiry@volunteeringbarnet.org.uk, or 0207 960 4282.

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