Volunteering is a great way to gain experience and to improve your confidence and self-esteem. It is something you can do in your spare time but you can also volunteer full-time after leaving school, provided you are also undertaking some part-time study or training. Below you will find some useful organisations that can help you find volunteering opportunities.

So, why volunteer?  You might choose to volunteer so that you can:

  • have fun and meet new people

  • try new things

  • follow your interests and test your career ideas

  • learn new skills

  • build up your self-confidence and self-esteem

  • gain experience to put on your CV

  • get involved in your community and make a difference!

National Citizen Service

National Citizen ServiceOpen to all 16 & 17 year olds.

This programme helps you learn new skills for work and life while you take on new challenges and meet new friends.

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Do-it, Volunteering Made Easy

Do-it. The national database of volunteering opportunities.

You can search by interest, activity or location and apply online.

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Norfolk Can Inspire

Register your interests & location and you will be matched online to volunteering activities in Norfolk.

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Norfolk County Council - Volunteering

You can search the community services directory for voluntary organisations specifically for young people. Narrow your search either by postcode or place name.

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Connects young people with volunteering opportunities. Search by postcode, town or keyword. Record your volunteering and get a vinspired award.

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