Are you aged under 18? Looking to volunteer?

Click 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 14. Lot's of organisations request that you are aged 16 and over. Therefore if you are aged 14-16 we recommend that you register on our website but also take a look at some of our suggestions below. 

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

You can 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 15 to find out how to search for local opportunities in Barnet suitable for 16-17-year-olds.

The Barnet Scouts  are currently looking for volunteer's who are aged 15 or over - Take a look! 

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

If you are 14 or over you are able to register on our website. We have also found some opportunities below which are suitable for those under 16 - Take a look!

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

If you are 14 or over you are able to register on our website. We have also found some opportunities below which are suitable for those under 16 - Take a look!​

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.

For click on the link here for government advice on volunteering when you are under 18.