How do school’s work?

If you have always thought about volunteering in a school but are not sure how to get involved, then look no further. Kirklees Success Centre in Huddersfield are running an 8 week course between school hours (10am-1pm) where you can find out all about volunteering in a school and what to expect. Full details here…

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Short of time but still want to help?

…then these brand new roles may suit.  As a Virtual Befriender you will provide support to families at a time when they need it most. Volunteering from home you will provide support via the phone, email or by instant messaging. Areas of support could be parenting, relationship breakdown, education, domestic abuse, financial hardship…. Full training …

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Could you help unravel some stories?

As a Hidden Voices Volunteer you will be key to helping the National Mining Museum collect stories and experiences of former miners. If you have a keen interest in people and the ability to engage with people from all walks of like then this role could be for you. Minimum time half a day a week. …

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Are you up for a challenge?

If you want to make a difference in Kirklees this January read on….. The Zero Waste Kitchen Challenge Information is a challenge to see how to reduce your food waste and see how much money can be saved. Click here for full details:- Zero Waste Kitchen Challenge information  

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Fancy clearing those cobwebs away…

Trans Pennine Trail  Wednesday 10th January 2018  10am – 4pm   Workday Support: Dave Sanderson Where: The Magic Wood 🌲 Meet: On the Trail at Hazlehead Bridge Station Click here for a map of the site and where to meet/park. What will we be doing? Removing Christmas decorations and carrying out any necessary maintenance work; removing one or two saplings. Transferring to Penistone adjacent Julie’s Cafe …

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Are you good at chatting?

Just one hour a week for a cup of tea and a chat can make a huge difference to someone’s life.  Yorkshire Children’s Centre will offer you some great training and support and provide full expenses. For more details contact Bekki Jacobs on 01484 519988 or email bekki.jacobs@yccuk.org.uk

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Do you like fun?

Support young adults to get more out of life. More2do supports young adults with learning disabilities to try new and exciting activities on monthly weekends away. Here is a link to a page with a short film that shows what they get up to – would you like to be a helper on a weekend? …

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Get creative

Singing, making, mending and music. Enjoy singing? Like to help a new singing group get going? Singing with other people is fun, but it’s also good for your health. A group of people who are blind or have difficulty seeing would like to start a daytime singing group in Batley and they’d love some support. …

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Be part of something!

Want to get behind a local cause? Here are a few examples of organisations that would welcome your support. Yorkshire Air Ambulance – will be on hand for the Tour de Yorkshire 3-6 May 2018. They’d love you to help out with fundraising. If you’d like be involved please email Angela a.vyas@yaa.org.uk Leonard Cheshire – …

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