Could You Organise Events from Home?

What: Volunteer Events Organiser (1 or more people)

When: as needed

Where: working from home with occasional meetings in Huddersfield/Halifax and events in Kirklees & Calderdale

 

KIMESG are looking for self-motivated and pro-active people who can join their small and friendly team to help the committee organise events in Kirklees and Calderdale.  They will generally know what they want to do, but would like someone else to use their own creativity and initiative to research the options and make it happen.  They are happy for the role to be shared by more than one volunteer if necessary.  The volunteer or volunteers can work from home, but may occasionally need to meet up with committee members in central Huddersfield or Halifax, and potentially attend events to welcome people, co-ordinate things and make sure that everything runs smoothly.

Tasks may involve:

  • researching venues
  • presenting options and costs
  • planning
  • organising speakers
  • publicity
  • co-ordination
  • compliance with any legal, insurance and health and safety arrangements
  • coming up with creative ideas

Training and travel expenses will be given.

KIMESG is a local support group for people with ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and their carers. It is run by volunteers, most of whom, themselves suffer from ME, which limits what they can do on a day to day basis.  However, they are passionate about helping people with this isolating illness.

For futher information about this role, please contact Becky:

becky@tslkirklees.org.uk, 01484 519053

 

 

 

 

 

Are You Passionate About Food, Cooking & Reducing Food Waste?

What: Food Saver Champions, helping to deliver food waste events and workshops

Where: across Kirklees

When: until end of December 2018

 

Volunteering Kirklees is urgently looking for volunteers to join its Food Waste Team to help deliver food saver events and workshops across Kirklees between now and the end of December.

We’re particularly looking for excellent communicators who are good with people and can chat to anyone, no matter what their background.  The role would suit someone who is interested in cooking and reducing food waste, and could help deliver cookery demonstrations, events and workshops, and tastings.  There are opportunities to be involved in the demos themselves, developing ideas, leading workshops, and promotion, depending on your skills and interests.  You will need to be reliable and trustworthy and we will require references.

You will work as part of the Food Waste team, and be able to learn more about the issues around food and food waste.  We will be able to provide support and training and pay travel expenses.

Contact Sharron to find out more about the role and discuss your availability –  sharron@vkirklees.org.uk, 01484 519053