Training for volunteers

Volunteering is a great way to practice existing skills and gain experience in a role, but as a volunteer you can also receive additional training, which is often free or very low cost.

Below you will find details of some of the training courses currently available from Volunteering Brent. Click on the titles to find out more information.

Introduction to Volunteering

This Introduction to Volunteering workshop gives first-time volunteers a chance to understand what to expect, benefits of volunteering and to share their excitements and concerns. It is accessible for people of all needs and abilities – everyone is welcome.

We will cover topics such as:
• What is volunteering?
• How might I benefit from volunteering?
• Volunteering as a way to achieve your goals
• What to expect when you volunteer

Who is the course suitable for?
Anyone who is interested in volunteering – maybe you haven’t volunteered before and would like to know what to expect, or maybe you aren’t sure how it might affect your benefits. No matter what your situation, if you’re interested in volunteering then this workshop is for you!

When and where?
Dates and venues will be released on this section of the website and our weekly "Opportunities of the Week" newsletter.