Latest Volunteering Opportunities

We’ve got the latest details. Click on the opportunities listed below and also on the national Do-it website.

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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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Under 18’s List

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Sunday Drivers and Hosts needed

…for afternoon tea parties once a month for older people in the Huddersfield area. Could you help? Contact jill.wood@contact-the-elderly.org.uk or Telephone 01482 273103  

Volunteer Open Evening- Thursday 7th September 2017

Why not come along for a chat to find out about the many different ways you can help to save a life! 

Volunteer Musician

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice are seeking an experienced musician to support their music therapist. You will get the chance to support the staff choir, run family music days, provide musical activities at various groups. Full training given.

Does food waste drive you crackers?

Get involved in a practical, local campaign to save money and the planet

Green fingers needed!

Stonham Home Group are looking for someone to help set up an allotment and encourage clients to plant, grow, sow seeds, weed and harvest.

Yorkshire Day Family Fun Day

Help out Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice at this family fun day.

Rattle some buckets and pack some bags

Help Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice hit their fundraising goal

Help Yorkshire Air Ambulance raise vital funds

Pack some bags and collect some cash for YAA

Get out and about on behalf of Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Visit events to accept donations on behalf of YAA

Yorkshire Air Ambulance needs you!

Get out and about and meet new people with the YAA

People person? Get chatting to people at local events

Go out and about for Yorkshire Air Ambulance to raise vital funds for them

Represent Yorkshire Air Ambulance at local events

Travel around the local area giving informative talks about the YAA

Barnardo’s Shop – Retail

Get some retail experience at Barnardo’s Huddersfield

Plants & Crafts!

Don’t mind a bit of dirt? Get involved with Growing Works

Resource Administration

Help out the United Churches Healing Ministry

Marketing Assistant – United Churches Healing Ministry

Build up your Marketing CV by volunteering

Retail opportunity in Heckmondwike

Can you spare half a day to help out Kirkwood?

Volunteer this summer!

School’s out for the summer, why not give volunteering a go? No long-term commitment required!

Workdays – Trans Pennine Trail

Come along to Trans Pennine Trail’s Volunteer work days!

Beat the Balsam events June and July 2017

River Holme Connections Events June/July 2017

Help keep sporting and community facilities funded

Parkgate Sports and Community Trust need volunteer fundraisers.

Looking for marketing experience?

Age UK C&K need someone to help out with the day to day marketing and website maintenance

Midnight Memory Walk – Volunteer at Kirkwood’s Biggest Event!

Lace up, night owls! Kirkwood Hospice need marshalls for their Midnight Memory Walk 2017.

Rainbows, Brownies, Guides… Volunteer!

Young people are missing out on the opportunity to join Girl Guiding.. can you help out?

Come and see us!

Drop by the Packhorse Gallery on 1st June and have a chat about volunteering.

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.

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 the first Thursday of the month 10am to 1pm

Confidential appointments are available – give us a ring and we’ll be able to see you in Huddersfield or the first Thursday of the month 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