News Archive: February 2018

Featured Volunteer Opportunities 24.02.17

“Volunteers are needed so much that there are opportunities available through volunteering that you might not find through other routes." - Lauren, a psychology graduate

This week is Student Volunteering Week. Volunteering is beneficial for everyone, but Student Volunteering Week aims to show students how useful and exciting volunteering can be, and how easy it is to fit into your study time. Get ahead and career-ready by volunteering in a role related to your course and gain valuable experience.

Family Health Coach – Home-Start Barnet

Library Volunteer – Inclusion Barnet

Befriender – Ease Wellbeing

Kitchen Assistant – SENSE: Touchbase South East

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Barnet and Southgate College Fair 22.02.2018

Happy Student Volunteers Week! 

We would like to say a big thank you to everyone at Barnet and Southgate College for welcoming us once again.

We really enjoyed meeting lots of students who are so keen to volunteer. 

Please click "Read More" to see links to the opportunities which we think you will love, based on our conversations today. 

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Featured Volunteer Opportunities 11.02.17

Spend your time making a difference by helping refugees find a friendly face and provide advice and support to rough sleepers. There's also the chance to learn some upcycling skills and get your hands dirty at a welcoming allotment.

Our opportunities this week offer you a fantastic chance to use your time to really make a difference. Help refugees find a friendly face in a new place, or help provide support and advice to rough sleepers. You can also try your hand at events and fundraising with a wonderful children's charity, perfect for gaining experience at the start of your career.

Conversation Cafe Volunteer – Timebank Barnet

Outreach Volunteer – London Street Rescue

Meal Time Supervisors – Northway Special School

Fundraising and Event Support – Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

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Our very own "Old People's Home for Year 6's" in Barnet!

On Tuesday 23 January, Volunteering Barnet organised an opportunity for Year 6 pupils at Belmont Preparatory School in Mill Hill to visit residents at Knights Court Nursing Home in Edgware, as part of the Social Action project. The school were keen for their pupils to give up their time to learn about the different ways people live and give something back to the local community.

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