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Local volunteering opportunities in and around Kirklees.

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:

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Volunteer Drivers and Hosts…

Once a month on a Sunday Contact the Elderly require car drivers to take older people to afternoon tea parties.  Hosts also required once or twice a year to provide a simple afternoon tea lasting 2 – 3 hours for 6 to 8 guests and 3 or 4 drivers. Contact: Jill Wood Tel: 01482 273103, …

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Marketing Assistant

Required for the Forget me not Children’s Hospice.  Various tasks including: marketing admin updating the website analysis/research Flexible hours between 9am – 5pm. Contact: Kielly Law on 01484 411040 or email:

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Do you have Musical skills?

Hit the right note with children who have complex and severe disabilities.  As a Volunteer Musician for the Forget me not Children’s Hospice you will support the music therapist in running the staff choir and providing musical activities or singing activities.  From one to three hours once a month. Contact: Kielly Law on 01484 411040 or …

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Marketing Experience with Age UK…

Do you have copywriting skills?  Are you enthusiastic and outgoing? Then this position may be right up your street.  You will: Write press releases Update social media sites Monitor and report on website usage Organise and attend events Contact: Judith Churley on 01484 535994  Email:

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Are you friendly, positive and patient?

Can you spare an hour or so once or twice a month as a Volunteer Speech Support Worker for Speak with IT? You will support clients by visiting in their own homes using computer therapy programmes. Full training given plus travel and out-of-pocket expenses paid. Contact: James Major  Tel: 01924 580970  Email:

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