Reading Friends….

Could help you to:-

  • Develop some brilliant skills in a school setting
  • Make a huge difference to your local community
  • Meet new people

For full details and the next training dates across Kirklees please click below

read friends sept 18

Are you good at describing things?

Volunteers who enjoy writing and describing items are needed to help raise vital funds for Kirkwood Hospice. Based in the busy Newsome shop you will use your creative words to help describe items that are being listed on E.Bay. You don’t need any specialist knowledge but of you have an interest in music, antiques, vintage stuff then this would be an added bonus. If you are interested then please call Chris on 01484 540678 or email  chris.townsend@kirkwoodhospice.co.uk for further information.

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Could you be a digital champion?

A Volunteer Digital Champion is someone who supports family, friends, colleagues, customers or people in their community to enjoy all the benefits that basic digital skills can bring.
You could be helping someone in the library, at a GP’s surgery, in a business setting, someone’s home..
You can provide support either in a 1-1 session or if preferable a group setting.
Anyone can be a digital champion and full training will be provided. Full details here https://do-it.org/opportunities/ad5cc7c2-2a48-46e2-a4ae-4327fbb4d647 

Contact Rachel on 0113 3893017 or email digital.champions@ageukleeds.org.uk for more information.

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Could you make a difference to the life of an ex-prisoner?

West Yorkshire Community Chaplaincy Project are currently recruiting Volunteer Link Workers to help men who are being released from prison to integrate into the community.

This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain extensive experience in the criminal justice, probation, social work, housing, drug and alcohol, law or support services. Closing date Tuesday 10th October.

“Contributing to other people’s lives puts the jam in life’s sandwich. WYCCP has provided that opportunity.” WYCCP volunteer

www.wyccp.org.uk/volunteering

 

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Are you in the Dewsbury area and feeling curious??

Dewsbury Park Mansion Community Hub are planning a Curiosity Festival celebrating 125 years of Crow Nest Park. The event takes place on Sunday 16th September and they have a range of Volunteer roles including Stewards, Front of House and helping with Workshops. To find out more visit:

http://www.dewsburyparkmansion.uk/dewsbury-park-mansion/team-curiosity-volunteers/

 

Dalton Stay and Play need help!

This busy and friendly Parent and Toddler Group are looking for volunteers on Monday afternoons during term time. Volunteers will help set up the play equipment, greet families and help with craft and sensory play activities. Dalton Stay & Play- Volunteering advert- For VAK - July 2018