The National Network of Volunteer Centres was founded in 1993 in Warsaw. The Network now unites 45 members and acts as a platform for independent organisations which have the status of Regional Volunteer Centres. It promotes volunteering, organizes public campaigns and trainings, initiates new programmes such as employee volunteering or the promotion of volunteering among seniors.
In 2012 it developed the standards for the work of regional and local volunteer centres. It runs the internet matching service on volunteering: