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Helping the community: How you can become a volunteer in Harrow

A positive way to give back to the community in Harrow, develop new skills, and improve the lives of others is by volunteering.

There are lots of groups and charities that might use your assistance if you’re looking for volunteer opportunities in Harrow. Some of the top volunteer opportunities in Harrow are listed below:

Community ConneX – Community ConneX is a nonprofit organisation that helps persons with learning difficulties and their families by offering support and services. Working with clients and helping with fundraising events are just two examples of how volunteers can contribute.


Age UK Harrow – The local elderly population is supported and served by the nonprofit organisation Harrow. Volunteers can participate in a variety of tasks, such as befriending, driving, and supporting events and activities.

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Lots of Harrow organisations need volunteers. Credit: Unsplash

Harrow Foodbank – The Trussell Trust network includes Harrow Foodbank, which offers emergency food to people in need. Food distribution, fundraising, and other administrative responsibilities can all be assisted by volunteers.

Harrow Nature Conservation Forum – The Harrow Nature Conservation Forum is a volunteer-led group that seeks to preserve and advance the borough’s natural resources. Volunteers can participate in a variety of projects, such as habitat maintenance, wildlife surveys, and community engagement.

Harrow Samaritans – Harrow Samaritans is an outpost of the nationwide organisation that offers emotional help to those who are in need. Volunteers can assist by taking calls, responding to emails, and supporting callers.

Voluntary Action Harrow – VAH is a community organisation aimed at helping people and organisations. They run the Harrow Volunteer Newsletter which is updated regularly with all the volunteering opportunities in the borough. They also co-ordinate the Harrow Volunteer Network which shares opportunities – sign up here.
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Could you lend a helping hand? Credit: Unsplash

London Community Kitchen – Since its inception in 2014, Londons Community Kitchen has played a significant role in Harrow. Their ethos is zero waste and zero hunger. They collaborate with the most devoted and kindhearted individuals. You can contact them to volunteer your support to help alleviate food waste.

Mind in Harrow – Mind provides advice and much-needed support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Local Charity Shops – Harrow has a number of charity shops in each part of the borough. You’ll find Cancer Research, St Luke’s Hospice, British Heart Foundation, Sue Ryder and many others scattered around across the borough. Simply go into any of these shops and ask if they need a volunteer, most of the time the answer will always be yes!

There are numerous opportunities to volunteer in Harrow, whether you’re drawn to helping others, animals, or the environment. You may truly improve the lives of people while also learning vital lessons and forming new relationships in your community by volunteering your time and abilities.



















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