I want to or am a volunteer

Whether you’re new to volunteering or a veteran, we’re here to help. 
 
From finding you a role, helping with applications and providing interview advice, Volunteering Barnet support every step of your volunteering journey.

Start your volunteering journey 

  1. Search our volunteering roles using the role finder
  2. Register to apply to a role
  3. Get in touch with our friendly team for more advice or help finding a role

If you are under 18 years-old and want to volunteer, visit the youth volunteering page for more information.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a hobby for almost a quarter of people across the UK and vital to any community. It supports local businesses, services and groups and offers fantastic benefits to you as well as your community. It can be as flexible as you like and fit into your busy schedule.

Volunteering can help you...

News

Thoughts on being a Trustee

5th November 2020

Elsie Lyons – October 2020 I’ve only been a Trustee of Inclusion Barnet since June 2020, so I have a lot to learn about...

A joy to connect with others

31st July 2020

Michael became a Blether Buddy after a friend said his chatty nature was perfect for the role with ScotsCare. Though he initially thought he’d...

Barnet Volunteers’ Week – Our Time To Say Thanks

1st June 2020

National Volunteers’ Week is a chance for organisations across the country to recognise the contribution of their volunteers. This Volunteers’  Week Volunteering Barnet is saying...

Doing good makes you feel good

20th May 2020

Mental Health Week 2020 is upon us and with everything going on in the world, it is important we take some time to reflect on...

Staying safe when supporting others

20th March 2020

If you are going to volunteer either as part of an organised volunteer response team, with a local or mutual aid group, or running errands...

Can you help?

20th March 2020

Over the past week, we have had an amazing response from volunteers wanting to support the most vulnerable members of our community and those...

Coronavirus Information and Advice

17th March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is making the headlines world over. Here is some information about what we are doing in light of the pandemic. We are...

Kickstart your Career by Helping your Community

10th February 2020

University culture is historically entwined in philanthropy, charity and activism. Students play a focal role in the promotion of social improvement and empowerment; this...

Jennifer’s Trusteeship Journey

6th November 2019

Inclusion Barnet works locally to create better services for disabled people and encourage inclusive communities. Their work is informed by the experience of their...

How to recruit a trustee

4th November 2019

According to the Charity Commission, approximately one in five charities in the UK has a trustee vacancy indicating that there is definitely no shortage...

Trustees’ Week 2019

1st November 2019

What are Trustees?  Trustees, sometimes knows as directors, board members, governors or committee members,  are volunteers who make decisions about how a charity organisation should run; ensuring that it is using it’s resources appropriately and working in the...

Trustee Diversity Matters

2nd November 2020

The diversity of trustees, or charity board members, tends not to reflect the demographics of the communities they operate in. Many charities recruit informally...

Barnet Together Launches its Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto

30th October 2020

Barnet Together, a partnership between Inclusion Barnet, Volunteering Barnet, and the Young Barnet Foundation, is calling for community, voluntary and faith groups as well...