Face to face advice in January

Let’s talk volunteering!  

  •  8 Jan – Chances to volunteer in HD8
  •  9 Jan – Volunteering Kirklees – Huddersfield drop in
  • 23 Jan – Oxfam Festival and Online Shop OPEN DAY IN BATLEY
  • 25 Jan – National Coal Mining Museum

Chances to volunteer in HD8  –  Mon 8 January  –  4-7pm
Come for a chat and make contact with organisations working in the area. You could help out at established projects like the Film and Food Club or help get new ones off the ground. Opportunities include supporting old and young people, animals, families, you name it! Let’s find out what’s right for you. Pop along to the Kirkburton Hub, 5a Riley Lane, Kirkburton, HD8 0RX

Volunteering Kirklees – happy new you!
Are there skills you’d like to explore? Or particular causes you care about? Volunteering doesn’t have to be the same thing every week, it can be flexible or one-off. It all starts with you so pop in and talk it through with us. Tues 9 Jan 10am – 12pm @ 12 New Street, Huddersfield HD1 2AR

Oxfam Festival and Online Shop Drop in –  23 Jan 10am-12pm
Come and nose behind the scenes in Batley. Get a feel for how you can help and what you can gain from volunteering with a friendly all-ages team. We pick out high quality items – like vintage dresses, silk scarves and sportswear – describe and photograph it to sell online or at festivals to raise funds to fight poverty. Drop in to Mill Forest Way, Grange Road, Batley WF17 6RA More info: 01924 351897 or  facebook.com/oxfamonline.batley

Help to tell the story of coal – at the National Coal Mining Museum
Great roles for people who know about mining and those who don’t! You could help bring new stories to life by listening to recordings of stories or be a friendly face for visitors. Find out more here, fill in a form and go along on 25 Jan to chat things through.