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Simon’s Volunteer Story

Simon is a Volunteer Radio Presenter with HWD Hospital Radio. HWD is an award-winning radio station for patients and staff in Dewsbury and District Hospital... Read More...

Team Volunteering Opportunities

Here are the latest Team Volunteering opportunities in Kirklees for Businesses and Organisations offering employer supported volunteering. Volunteering for a day or half day as... Read More...

Confidence to Work Course

Confidence to Work Course Starting Monday 30th August 1pm - 3pm Richmond Fellowship are running this 6 week course which will cover writing a CV,... Read More...

Skills for Volunteering course

Recovery College, Mirfield Starting Monday 13th September 1.30pm-3.30pm Whether you are thinking of volunteering in the future or are an existing volunteer already then this... Read More...

Amanda’s Volunteer Story

Heckmondwike Striders is a volunteer run group that offers relaxed, friendly and non-competitive running groups.“I joined Heckmondwike Striders in February 2019 after enjoying parkrun but... Read More...

Bailey’s Volunteer Story

How did you find out about Volunteering? I am a member of the college student council which involves managing events and activities within College including... Read More...

Kirklees Virtual Volunteers Fair

Been inspired by our Pandemic Volunteering Stories? Looking for experience, something to do, DofE volunteering? Thinking about volunteering but want to know more? Join us... Read More...

A Year Like No Other – Pandemic Stories From Kirklees Volunteers

View our Volunteers' Week 2021 Online Exhibition Third Sector Leaders Kirklees and Kirklees Museums & Galleries are marking the role volunteers played locally in supporting... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Roger, Minibus Driver and Chair of the Denby Dale Centre

I am a volunteer for the Denby Dale Centre, driving for the community transport service. The service helps address issues of rural isolation, particularly amongst... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Christine, Volunteer with Aspire Creating Communities

I retired at Christmas 2019 and started volunteering with Aspire in January. Aspire runs a network for communities over 55 years old living in Kirklees.... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Helen, ‘Collie Squad’ Volunteer with Golcar Mutual Aid Group

I got involved with Golcar mutual aid group due to lockdown, I couldn’t go anywhere and felt quite helpless, so it was an opportunity to... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Wasim, Community Responder at the Jubilee Community Centre

Why did you take on this volunteer project? I saw the impact of Covid and wanted to help the vulnerable and elderly in the local... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Joan, Cleckheaton Food bank

After retiring I needed to feel useful, so I contacted the foodbank to see if I could help. I also Volunteer as a Telephone Befriender... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Tracey, Telephone Befriender

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, I realised, having elderly parents of my own, that there would be a lot of people feeling lonely and isolated. I... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Dan and Imi, Give a Few Words Volunteers

We have been volunteering during the pandemic in a number of ways. The Jubilee Centre posts requests for specific items that families need; so we... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Kim, Slaithwaite Meals On Wheels

Why did you take on this volunteer project?I worked for Cummins Turbo Technology who have a programme called EEEC – Every Employee Every Community. Which... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Jackie & Haroon, Dewsbury South Community Support

Dewsbury South Community Support is a multicultural, multi-faith Community Group supporting the people of Dewsbury who are in need, including those affected by the Covid-19... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Amy, Sewer of Scrubs and Breastfeeding Support Volunteer

When my first child was born, I found all the support from the local Surestart Centres invaluable. So now that my children are a bit... Read More...
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