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Volunteering

Volunteer for community response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Thank you for your interest in helping people in our community that need help and support. They may need practical things, like shopping, or they may just want to connect with someone while they self-isolate.

BD CollectiveWe've teamed up with local community groups and faith organisations to get the right help to the right people. On top of this, we have been doing some additional work with the BD_Collective to expand upon this and improve our volunteering platform, Better Impact, making it a shared platform which social sector organisations, as well as the council, can share their volunteering opportunities on.

The BD_Collective  brings the social sector of Barking and Dagenham together, helping organisations to join forces to address local challenges, develop initiatives, share good practice and showcase success. They have been at the forefront of the BD CAN Covid-19 response and they have been working with LBBD to make Better Impact a collaborative platform shared between LBBD and the wider social sector.

By signing up to the platform you will be able to access volunteering opportunities from both the council and a variety of social sector organisations. Register your details on our simple sign up form and watch our induction video below. Through Better Impact you have access to guidance and support from our volunteering team, along with volunteering opportunities from different organisations, enabling you to get started helping our community as soon as possible.

Sign up as a volunteer 

Do you need help or support, or know anyone that does?

Get in touch if you, or someone you know needs help.

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Please see the latest information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19)