Brent Council Employee Volunteering Scheme

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Volunteering Brent is supporting Brent Council to find staff opportunities to volunteer within the local community.

All sorts of roles are available, and you can split your three days of volunteering time! Would you like someone to get in touch. Please leave your details here

See available roles below or search for more here

Money Mentor - Harlesden Money Advice ​

Harlesden Money Advice runs financial education workshops and mentoring programme. They need volunteer facilitators and mentors to help educate participants about budgeting, credit, saving and debt. This may be something you could over a long lunch break!

Volunteer Academic Tutor 

Meet with a student for one hour per week during term time. Provide academic tutorial in a subject you have studied. You will be given support and guidance by The Access Project team, a  designated University Access Officer (UAO) and have guidance from the student's teacher.

Activity Facilitator – Equinox

Equinox is supported accommodation for people with mental ill health. They are looking for people who are able to share their interests by leading an activity with a small group. Do you have an interest or passion you would like to share? Gardening, painting, book club, photography, music: any hobby or interest will be considered. You can facilitate the activity at any time that suits you. You’ll make a real difference to people living with mental health needs and get to promote your favourite pastime.

Edible Garden Project Support – Sufra NW

See the fruits of your labour by helping to set up an exciting food growing project with wide benefits. With your help, families in need will develop skills, gain practical employment training, and receive free healthy fruit and vegetables.

Dinner Supervisors – Ashford Place

Enjoy the hubbub and teamwork of events or mealtimes? Friendly volunteers are needed to support a daily lunch service by helping in the kitchen, preparing the dining room, and supporting / socialising with people during dinner. The role takes place from 12noon to 2.30pm every weekday – EVS time will need to be split over at least six sessions.

Exclusive to Brent Council staff:

Support small and essential organisations to continue by helping to recruit volunteers for them. You’ll receive training on volunteer recruitment – including the use of the Volunteer Connect database. Following the training, you’ll be able to support small voluntary organisations with the online advertising and recruitment of volunteers. To find out more about the role, please get in touch with enquiry@volunteeringbrent.org.uk

District Secretary:

The Willesden District Scouts need someone to support the District Executive Committee meetings. The meetings take place six times a year and they need someone to support with minute taking and support you can offer will be greatly appricated!

What you need to know

If you are a Brent Council Employee and want to volunteer?

1) Please complete the volunteer online registration via  volunteer log in

When registering: 

2) You must also use your Brent Council e-mail address 

​3) Please ensure you select 'Employee Scheme - Brent Council' option in the drop-down menu 

4) Please use the Brent Civic Centre address and postcode

5) Follow the internal procedures described in the policy – see Brent Council's intranet page for more details or get in touch with Gabriela, the Volunteer Brokerage Coordinator, on 0300 365 9920 or enquiry@volunteeringbrent.org.uk

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