News Archive: January 2018

We're changing our drop-in!

Throughout 2017, we have held a free, weekly drop-ins for people interested in volunteering at BOOST @ Burnt Oak Library and at the artsdepot in North Finchley. Now we have decided it is time to try a new venue in the east of Barnet, to replace our artsdepot drop-in. Do you know of somewhere?

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Thank you for completing the Volunteering Barnet Organisation survey!

Thank you to

all the organisations who completed our Volunteering Barnet Organisation Survey.

Key findings

  • Most organisations who completed the survey had attended our Volunteering Fair, and it was events which got the highest rating from respondents.
  • While nearly all organisations had used our website to support volunteer management, many are yet to access the other resources we offer including: our free consultation sessions for organisations involving volunteers, online resource bank.
  • 56% or organisations knew that volunteers had found paid employment in the last 12 months.Volunteering in Barnet if popular, inclusive and rewarding. 
  • In Barnet, volunteering is popular, rewarding and inclusive.

We have collected some of the results together to share - please see below!

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Featured Volunteer Opportunities 29.01.18

Get involved in the RAF Museum, provide support to people living with MS, or collect books for a charity which supports people with learning disabilities to gain employment skills.

We hope you find something you're interested in, but if you have any questions or aren't sure these are for you, there's always our weekly drop-in where you can talk to one of our friendly team members face to face. It's entirely free and there's no need to book.
For all of these opportunities, click the title to apply. 
•    You’ll be directed to Volunteer Connect.
•    Scroll down and click "Confirm Interest"
•    Login, write a short message with contact details
•    Click "Confirm Interest" again
•    Contact us if you require any assistance 

Helpline Volunteer – MS Society National Centre

Community Well-Being Champion – Colindale Communities Trust

Community Volunteer – RAF Museum

Book Collection Driver, Langdon – New Chapters


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How can volunteering help you keep your New Year resolutions?

It's that time of year again when lots of us are thinking about self-improvement and developing new habits. It's too easy to make New Year resolutions and then fail to keep them. Volunteering Barnet are giving you the opportunity to tackle all your New Year resolutions at once by taking up a volunteering!

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