Volunteer at Heritage Quay

Heritage Quay is now recruiting Collections and Engagement Volunteers to help them promote access to the unique archival collections that they care for. There are several Collections projects they want help with, as well as a more general role helping us run events and activities.

Opportunities are;

Collections – Guest Family Papers
Collections – RFL – Julia Lee Collection
Collections – University Collections
Engagement Volunteer

To apply for any of these opportunities you can download a Volunteer Application Pack and email it to archives@hud.ac.uk before 5pm on Thursday 30th June.

Full information about Heritage Quay can be found on their website. 


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Volunteer’s Week event at Pathways

On Tuesday 2nd June from 11am – 2pm there will be a volunteer information and celebration event at Pathways located on Nettleton Road, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ.
There will be a range of information stalls, taster sessions and activities, lunch and refreshments available on the day.


To book your place please contact the Recovery College Kirklees on 01924 326540 or email recovery.kirklees@swyt.nhs.uk

Volunteer’s week event at Brian Jackson House


Brian Jackson House will be open from 1st—5th June from 10am—2pm to all current volunteers to enjoy free coffee and biscuits to thank them. Anyone who wants to find out about volunteering with YCC is also welcome to drop in, volunteer coordinators will be on hand for information and there will be a bun stall hand made by their own young people.

YCC Event

Brian Jackson House
2 New North Parade
West Yorkshire
01484 519988

Reminder – Don’t lose out!

Healthbloom grant for is in Kirklees – deadline for your bid June 10th, don’t miss out.

We’ve got workshops to help you Wednesday & Thursday in Batley & Dewsbury.


Speech Therapy with IT

Speak with IT are recruiting volunteers to join their speech therapy programme, they assist patients suffering from Aphasia to recover their verbal communication ability.

Speak with ITIf you’re interested in this volunteering opportunity please call 07810 523228 or email cpalay@speakwithit.org



Volunteer Information and Celebration Event

On Tuesday 2nd June at Pathways, Mirfield, there will be a volunteer information and celebration event. 
This is one of the many events taking place as part of Volunteers Week 2015.

If you’d like to know more about volunteering, come along . There will be a range of information stalls, taster sessions and activities. There will also be lunch and refreshments available.

To book a place please contact the Recovery College Kirklees on 01924 326540 or email recovery.kirklees.swyt.nhs.uk

vol info and celebration


Are you interested in fundraising?


Alzheimer’s Society are looking for people to join their fundraising group.Alzheimers SocietyIf you’re interested please contact Jo Mawdsley on jo.mawdsley@alzheimers.org.uk or call 01484 429865


Do something Special – volunteer for West Yorkshire Police


West Yorkshire Police is currently recruiting both Special Constables and Volunteers, offering a great opportunity for you to work in a unique and exciting role.
Being a Special will give you the opportunity to learn new skills, improve your fitness and give something back to the community, while being at the front line of policing. Special Constables perform a wide variety of duties within the community, which can include patrols, making arrests and dealing with anti-social behaviour. They may also work at football matches and public events.


Read the full blog post about it here, or check out the website. 

Music night fundraiser


Healthy Minds are hosting a music night fundraiser on Saturday 25th April at Arden Road Social Club in Halifax. This is a family friendly event so all are welcome, tickets are available with a suggested donation of £3. Please call 0771 538 2324 to book.

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