Microvolunteering

Get started with one of these…

You’d like to volunteer but have no time? Then one of these ‘happy hour’ opportunities might be for you. We will be releasing new opportunities every month, so sign up if you want to keep updated on the kind of fun, short term opportunities that can fit in to even the busiest of lives. Or, read more here.

 

Help the rivers…on Saturday 17th February 2018 10-12pm

February Work Party
Saturday 17th, 10:00am -12noon

Meet at the car park in New Mill opposite the Co-op, please come along and help litter pick around the park, playground bus stop and recycling area.

There will also be some debris removal from around the river, please wear appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear. all welcome, refreshments provided. 

Third Saturday Work Parties
10am – 12noon every third Saturday
This year we will be touring the catchment to join local groups and help them with their local riverside.  New Mill and Brockholes will be on the calendar for February and March, with more details on our new look website, events page and calendar.  Get in touch if your local group would like to host a ‘third Saturday’ work party. 
 https://riverholmeconnections.org/volunteer-hub/forum/monthly-work-party/

Be part of the trail team…
Snip, saw, rake, paint. The Trans Pennine Trail workdays have something for everyone, help look after a valuable local slice of nature.
You can turn up on the day and choose how long you stay. Families are welcome.
tptcv.btck.co.uk/Workday
May

 

Have your say…
Had a good or bad experience at the doctor’s, hospital, care home or service?
Share your view at www.healthwatchkirklees.co.uk to help improve local services.
You can do this anytime – day or night! 

 

Events – Fundraiser

Attend eventRuddis retreats on behalf of Ruddi’s Retreat to raise awareness of them, fundraise and more

Venue: Across Kirklees
Time: A few hours
Contact: ruddisretreat@gmail.com  – 01484 766050

Events – Fundraiser 

Attend eventYorkshire Cancer Researchs on behalf of Yorkshire Cancer Research to raise awareness of them, fundraise and more.

Venue: Across Kirklees
Time: A few hours
Contact: events@ycr.org.uk or 01423 501269

 

Park Run

Race4lifeCome and make a difference in just an hour by volunteering at your local park run. Just contact the organisers to arrange to volunteer on a Saturday which suits you.

Venues and contact:
Greenhead Park huddersfieldhelpers@parkrun.com
Crow Nest Park dewsburyhelpers@parkrun.com
Oakwell Hall Country Park oakwellhallhelpers@parkrun.com
Time: 9:00 for 1 hour.

 Photographer (or Sorter) for Oxfam online

PhotographerFight global poverty with your friends, while sorting, photographing high quality fashion items. Fun atmosphere, plenty tea and biscuits and when you’ve finished shop for yourself.

Venue: Oxfam Online, Mill Forest Way, Grange Road, Batley
Time : Whatever you can give
Contact: Holly 01924 351892 or h.rothwell@oxfam.org.uk

Twiddle Muffs

knittingPeople with dementia often have restless hands and like to have something to keep their hands occupied. Knit a twiddlemuff and provide a wonderful source of visual, tactile and sensory stimulation.
Venue: Home
Time: Any time to suit you just follow the link, and get knitting!

http://www.knitforpeace.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Twiddlemuff-Pattern.pdf