Latest Volunteering Opportunities

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Our 2016 brochure is still a useful source of inspiration for chances to help out with sporty and active opportunities, so have a read through!

Or look at our sports brochure, for any and all chances to get involved with local sporting organisations. We also have a dedicated Under 18’s list, filled with opportunities suitable for those under the age of 18.

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Fundraising Event 3rd June – Teenage Cancer Trust

Have you got a ready smile and a few hours to spare to greet Aldi customers and raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust?

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice Volunteer Opportunities May – July 2017

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice have a huge range of activities throughout the summer that they need volunteers to help out with; from bucket collecting and bag packing to marshaling a 10K, there’s something for everyone. Saturday 20th May – 11.00 am – 4.00 pm Forget Me Not Colour Run 2017 Farnley Estates, Huddersfield Marshals, … Read more

Talk English Friends Training

Develop new skills and make a difference to people’s lives.

Hands-on Volunteer Training

Looking to start volunteering, but need some help? This training course will prepare you with the confidence and skills to get going.

Lunch Club Volunteer

Help out with the lunch club for older people.

Customer Service

Volunteers are required to help in the charity shop and /or in the sort room.

Event Support

Help out with a local event on the 10th May

Gardening Volunteer

Get outdoors and do some gardening on the second Saturday of the month.

Team Supporter (Jubilee Rehabilitation)

Support and socialise with patients before their rehabilitation appointments.

Patient Helper/Supporter – Child Development Centre

Help out parents/carers and their children arriving for clinics.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Buddy

Help the Cardiac Rehabilitation team to run their exercise and education sessions

Toolshare Volunteer

Help organisations borrow and share tools at Beaumont Park (Huddersfield) or Wilton Park (Batley)

Magic, singing, music… got a special skill you can share?

A one-off event hosted by Kirkwood Hospice needs an entertainer.

Drop in for some gardening

The Friends of Tolson and Ravensknowle meet once a month and are looking for some extra gardening help.

Spring into action

Don’t have the time to commit to regular volunteering? Try out one of these, a few hours of your time with no commitment, and great rewards.

Spring Planting – Drop in and do some good

This Saturday come and join Growing Newsome for an informal, fun planting session.

Cloverleaf Advocacy – Group Support Volunteer

Support and develop the Cloverleaf groups.

Admin Volunteer – Better Future for the Blind

Better Future for the Blind are looking for volunteers to help with their admin work

Visit people who are terminally ill for a few hours each week

Can you visit someone who’s terminally ill and offer companionship and support?

Meltham under 11’s need you!

Got a keen interest in Rugby? Want to work with children? This one’s for you!

Victim Support – Community Volunteer

Give confidential listening support and practical help to victims of crime and other people affected.

Become a Trustee

Carers Trust Mid Yorkshire are currently looking for new trustee talent to inject some energy and fresh ideas and strengthen the already well-regarded board. 

Want to work with children?

Have fun and build up children’s self-confidence, helping explore issues affecting the world

Volunteer at the Tour de Yorkshire

Be part of the 1000+ people who make the Tour de Yorkshire happen

Want to volunteer at a music festival?

Be a part of this unique festival showcasing internationally acclaimed artists

Retail opportunities with Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice

Get stuck in behind the scenes of retail and help raise funds to help children with life-limiting illnesses.

Oxfam Festival & Online Shop – Volunteer Open Day

Join Oxfam to see how you can help and what you can gain from volunteering with them.

Trans Pennine Trail Volunteer Workdays – March 2017

Quick, the sun is shining, time to be out and about! Sorting out falling-about trees and getting arty with Stephen Tarr.

Volunteer Recruitment Event

Drop into Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice’s volunteer recruitment event, find out how you can get involved and make a difference

Public Engagement Volunteer

Interested in art or local history?

We want to help you find the volunteering opportunity that’s right for you

We can help you face-to-face, on the phone or via email or social media.

We’re open in Huddersfield on Monday – Thursday: 10am to 3pm
And at Dewsbury Library on Thursday 10am to 12pm

Confidential appointments are available – give us a ring and we’ll be able to see you in Huddersfield or Thursday mornings in Dewsbury.

We’re based in central Huddersfield within walking distance of the bus and rail stations. Our address is 12 New Street, HD1 2AR (sort of opposite Cafe Nero).

Do-it v VK online noticeboard – which opportunities go where?

It comes down to a few factors, but overall the opportunities on Do-it are with organisations that have a clear volunteer policy in place, or are working towards having one in the next twelve months. This means we know they offer support and supervision for volunteers.

Our local noticeboard ones are often opportunities with small groups of volunteers. We also publicise one-off opportunities here or things that are urgent.

Find out more about our opening times and the support we offer