Reading Friends….

Could help you to:-

  • Develop some brilliant skills in a school setting
  • Make a huge difference to your local community
  • Meet new people

For full details and the next training dates across Kirklees please click below

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Are you good at describing things?

Volunteers who enjoy writing and describing items are needed to help raise vital funds for Kirkwood Hospice. Based in the busy Newsome shop you will use your creative words to help describe items that are being listed on E.Bay. You don’t need any specialist knowledge but of you have an interest in music, antiques, vintage stuff then this would be an added bonus. If you are interested then please call Chris on 01484 540678 or email  chris.townsend@kirkwoodhospice.co.uk for further information.

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Could you be a digital champion?

A Volunteer Digital Champion is someone who supports family, friends, colleagues, customers or people in their community to enjoy all the benefits that basic digital skills can bring.
You could be helping someone in the library, at a GP’s surgery, in a business setting, someone’s home..
You can provide support either in a 1-1 session or if preferable a group setting.
Anyone can be a digital champion and full training will be provided. Full details here https://do-it.org/opportunities/ad5cc7c2-2a48-46e2-a4ae-4327fbb4d647 

Contact Rachel on 0113 3893017 or email digital.champions@ageukleeds.org.uk for more information.

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Always wanted to volunteer in a school?

Kirklees Success Centre have two great training courses starting for anyone who is interested in volunteering in a school environment.  The Reading Friends and How Schools Work courses will cover a variety of subjects, see below for full details.

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An hour or 2…..

could make such a big difference to the RSPCA Huddersfield and Halifax Branch. Retail volunteers required to help in their busy charity shops in Trinity Street, Byram Street and Marsh with steaming, sorting as well as serving customers . If interested email volunteering@rspca-halifaxandhuddersfield.org.uk or phone Diane Whitehead on 01422 341160

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