(Published with kind permission from www.fixers.org.uk)
Other organizations offering volunteering:
Leonard Cheshire Disability runs a scheme for 10 to 35-year-olds with a long-term health condition or disability to volunteer in their community.
Volunteering Matters runs a project which supports families in Brent.
Vinspired helps young people to make their mark on causes that they care about, whilst learning new skills and talents along the way.
National Citizen Service (NCS) helps 15 to 17-year olds build skills for work and life while taking on new challenges and meeting new friends.
The British Red Cross offers volunteering and other schemes for young people.
The Prince’s Trust has many volunteering links and ideas.
TimeBank recruits and trains volunteers.
Brent Youth Parliament (BYP) is made up of young people aged between 10 and 19 who represent their schools and youth groups.
Volunteering is a great way to gain skills, build up confidence, contribute to the community and make new friendships.
Brent encourages all members of the community to contribute and realise their full potential by promoting an inclusive culture for all.
Mobilize public support and use democratic tools such as lobbying in order to make social change.