Volunteering can be a good way to gain experience, learn new skills and help improve your CV.
A range of volunteering opportunities are available within the Council in Children's Centres and the Heritage Service.
The Council's Job Shops also regularly have volunteering opportunities.
Barking and Dagenham Council for Voluntary Service (BDCVS) supports a range of local organisations that offer volunteering opportunities. The Barking and Dagenham Council for Voluntary Services has a range of links on it's website.