About Volunteering Barnet

Inspiring and supporting volunteering in the London Borough of Barnet.

We asked volunteer coordinators in Barnet: can you describe volunteering in one word?

This is what they said:

What do we do?

Since 1 April 2015, Groundwork London has provided volunteering services for the London Borough of Barnet. We are the borough's accredited volunteer centre.

Volunteering Barnet supports all aspects of volunteering in the borough:

  • Helping individuals to register and become volunteers
  • Assisting charities, organisations and private sector to successfully involve volunteers
  • Providing specialist support for those individuals and groups who have extra needs
  • Brokering good volunteering placements

Accessing the services

The Volunteering Barnet website specifically is an information point for the service and provide Barnet with some great online facilities.

You can register and receive support either as:

We offer support in person, online and via telephone.

Details on how to contact us are available here.



Brokerage of volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Connect is our online database, connecting over 200 voluntary organisations and 1500+ local people who are interested in volunteering. Register today for free, to start volunteering, or find volunteers.

A programme of training and events

We run events across the Borough, where you can meet the team and find out more about volunteering.

Keep up to date with our service

See our news page for blog posts and the latest featured opportunities.

We also send out newsletters to our volunteers every fortnight, and a monthly bulleting to our organisations, with the latest news and opportunities. Sign up to stay updated.

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