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.
Do-it, Volunteering Made Easy
Do-it. The national database of volunteering opportunities.
You can search by interest, activity or location and apply online.
Norfolk Can Inspire
Register your interests & location and you will be matched online to volunteering activities in Norfolk.
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.
Connects young people with volunteering opportunities. Search by postcode, town or keyword. Record your volunteering and get a vinspired award.