Volunteer for us

Volunteering For Norwood

Volunteer with us and make a real difference to the lives of people Norwood supports and the services we provide.

There are a wide-range of volunteering opportunities to suit your needs and interests.

Through volunteering for Norwood, not only will it be hugely rewarding but you will also be able to develop new skills, gain experience and make new friends.

For more information email volunteering@norwood.org.uk

Volunteering at Norwood

“I’ve grown with Norwood at every stage of my life. It means a lot to me because of what it’s given to me and my family”

Michelle Savitz,
Norwood volunteer

Volunteering Opportunities

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Volunteer Opportunities 

Our volunteers play a vital role in supporting the work Norwood does. 

Here is a sample of opportunities you can do.

– Adults Services Befriender

– Group assistant for children sessions

– Family Support Volunteer 

– Gardeners

– Event support

– Administrative support

– Activities Volunteer

– Volunteer drivers

 If you have particular skills or interests, please do get in touch.

For more information please email volunteering@norwood.org.uk

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Community Volunteering

We invite volunteers to be part of Norwood’s committees to help us lead fundraising and community events. You can also volunteer on the day itself and become part of the team. For the people Norwood supports, being part of a community is essential to their wellbeing. Volunteers play a crucial part in bringing the community into our homes and services.

We partner alongside different organisations to create volunteering opportunities to suit your needs, including developing young people projects and volunteer roles.

We invite volunteers to be part of Norwood’s committees to help us lead fundraising and community events, you can also volunteer on the day itself and become part of the team.

To get involved please email volunteering@norwood.org.uk

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Employee Volunteering

Norwood offers a wide-range of hands-on, corporate volunteering days to bring your team together.

We can personalise your teams volunteering experience to ensure it suits your requirements, from choosing various locations across London, varied time commitment and the number of people in your group.

The project will have a direct benefit to the people Norwood supports and there will be opportunities to raise awareness about learning disabilities and autism.

To get involved please email volunteering@norwood.org.uk

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens once I’ve registered?

We will get back to you by email and arrange a telephone conversation to discuss how you would like to support us.

What is the application process?

We will ask you to complete a Norwood application form, where you will be able to let us know what type of role you are interested in and how much time you have available.

All of our volunteers carry out a DBS check prior to starting.

What training is offered?

Depending on your role you will receive comprehensive training via E-learning modules and in person.

Who can volunteer?

Anybody can volunteer over the age of 16, either independently or with your friends, family or community group.

If you are under 16, you can volunteer as part of a group or with your family.

Other ways to help

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Norwood arranges a wide selection of corporate events, community events and events aimed at our Young Norwood audience.

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Sensational destinations, tough treks, strenuous cycling, rigorous runs, and our classic camaraderie are just for starters.

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Gifts In Wills

By leaving a legacy to Norwood, you will be securing the future of some of the most vulnerable people in our community.