Are you aged under 18? Looking to volunteer?

‚ÄčClick on your age bracket below to find volunteering opportunities to suit you! 

Please note we have put the lists together with our best knowledge as the accredited volunteer centre in Barnet. 

Our service is for those aged over 16. If you are under 16 the links below are to signpost you in the best direction, depending on your age, not all the opportunities may be suitable. 

We are the accredited Volunteering Centre for Barnet. We match volunteers with volunteering opportunities, and help organisations find volunteers.

If you are aged 16 and over you register to our database, Volunteer Connect, here. ('Click here to register' and then 'Register'). Once you are registered you will be able to search for over 100 opportunities based in Barnet.

You can visit our FAQ page and go to number 18 to find out how to search for local opportunities in Barnet suitable for 16-17 year olds.

For lots of volunteering opportunities you usually have to be at least 14 years old. However, there are still things you can do which will give a positive impact to your community! 

Have you thought about being a Scout or a Guide in Barnet? Click the links below to find out more.

Barnet Scouts
Guides

You can also take a look at the conservation volunteers page for young people which has lots of ideas of how to grow vegetables and make things for your garden

You are able to register to our website once you are 16. In the meantime take a look at some of the organisations below which are suitable for those under 16. 

Vinspired

Vinspired is a national database containing volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14 and over. Please click here to take you to their site. 

Other organisations

Please see the organisations below which offer opportunities to young people:

The Conservation Volunteers
Duke of Edinburgh award - Barnet
Barnet Scouts
Guides

Micro-Volunteering

The NCVO  describe micro-volunteering as "bite-size volunteering with no commitment to repeat and with minimum formality, involving short and specific actions that are quick to start and complete".

If you are looking for something that can easily fit around school or college take a look at some micro-volunteering opportunities below!

Take a mental health pledge

Amnesty pocket protest

Science volunteering: Crowdcrafting

You are able to register to our website once you are 16. In the meantime take a look at some of the organisations below which are suitable for those under 16. 

Vinspired

Vinspired is a national database containing volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14 and over. Please click here to take you to their site. 

Other organisations

Please see the organisations below which offer opportunities to young people:

The Conservation Volunteers
NCS – The Challenge
National Citizens Service
Duke of Edinburgh award - Barnet
Barnet Scouts
Guides

Micro-Volunteering

The NCVO  describe micro-volunteering as "bite-size volunteering with no commitment to repeat and with minimum formality, involving short and specific actions that are quick to start and complete".

If you are looking for something that can easily fit around school or college take a look at some micro-volunteering opportunities below!

Take a mental health pledge

Amnesty pocket protest

Science volunteering: Crowdcrafting

For more information or advice on volunteering, take a look at our volunteering page or get in touch by emailing enquiry@volunteeringbarnet.org.uk or call 0300 365 9960.