Charity shops need you!

Get great skills at your local charity shop Teamwork, customer service and problem solving – just a few of the skills you can gain by helping out at a charity shop. Shifts start at half a day. Current vacancies include: 1. SENSE  (Huddersfield) Monday am/pm, and Thursday am/pm. Also at their shop in Dewsbury. 2. …

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Tasty ideas for leftovers

We’re working with the council and Sainsbury’s to  ‘Save Food Save Money’. Find out more here. Olivia, one of our volunteers, has put together these tips: What are the most commonly thrown out foods? Potatoes Bread Milk Bananas What can I do to save these ingredients from the bin? Uncooked Potato If your uncooked potatoes …

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Love your Garden/Home..

‘Love Your Garden’ with Alan Titchmarsh ( where deserving and inspirational people are treated to a full garden make over) are currently looking for individuals to be nominated for the show who would benefit. They are also accepting nominations for their sister show ‘Love Your Home and Garden’ which involves home and garden transformations. They …

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Congratulations…

to Home-Start Kirklees who are the latest group to achieve the Kirklees Volunteering Quality Award which recognises how organisations value their volunteers. Well deserved as they do amazing work across Kirklees.  If YOU are interested in supporting families, then they need new volunteers and their next training course starts on the 10th January 2018 http://homestart-kirklees.org.uk/volunteers/  

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Do you enjoy meeting people?

Kirklees Museums require Public Engagement Volunteers.  You will: Assist staff at roadshows, fairs and special events Support staff with workshops at Museum and Gallery sites Deliver talks to community groups and organisations Deliver guided tours of our sites Required for at least half a day per month during weekdays, weekends and/or evenings. Contact: Becky Bracey on …

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Make a real difference to people’s lives

Can you demonstrate Level 2 in English? Thinking of a career in teaching? As a volunteer tutor with Talk English you will help people to improve their English skills.  Free training and support provided to achieve a professional teaching qualification. Contact: Nadine Littlewood, Tel: 01484 221000 or email: nadine.littlewood@kirklees.gov.uk

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