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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...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Karen, Passenger Assistant and Covid Helper with the Denby Dale Centre

Why did you take on this volunteer project? I wanted to help people in the community who were forced to shield. I am fit and... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Alan, Covid Vaccine Steward with Holmfirth Tech

I got involved with the Vaccination Clinic when I saw a shout out on Facebook for Volunteer Car Park Marshalls and I thought “This is... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Margaret, Clem’s Garden Volunteer

I have been volunteering at Clem’s Garden for two years. Its all about community, getting involved, nurturing and sharing. We’ve always had a focus on... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Rev. Brunel’s Story, Cleckheaton Foodbank

Why did you take on this volunteer project? We started Cleckheaton Community Foodbank as a ‘Churches Together in Cleckheaton’ project in April 2021 as a... Read More...

Pandemic Volunteering Stories – Mandy, Digital Inclusion Champion with the Jo Cox Foundation

Why did you take on this volunteer project? In August 2019 I started volunteering for Age UK and Royal Voluntary Service simultaneously. I worked in... Read More...

Volunteering Case Study – Sharing Professional Expertise to support Charities

COVID-19 has impacted on us all, including charity and voluntary groups in Kirklees. TSL Kirklees have received numerous requests of help from organisations needing to... Read More...

Volunteering Rule Changes from 29th March

Can I start volunteering again?From 29th March, people will no longer be legally required to stay at home, meaning people will no longer be legally required to undertake their... Read More...

LAB Project: Improve confidence and employability skills

Everyone welcome if you are over 19, unemployed and have a Kirklees postcode.The sessions will run over Zoom from 10am - 1pm each day for... Read More...

RECORD NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR TRAILBLAZING RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2021 POWER SQUAD

The recruitment of 2,000 volunteers for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 in England and applications opened on 25th February via volunteers.rlwc2021.com Rugby League World Cup 2021 are recruiting 2,000... Read More...

Zoom Workshops

Free to Kirklees residents Monday's 10.30am for one hour approx (term time only) Book your place by calling 07972 929 495. Read More...

Emotional Wellbeing Workshops for Carers Online

FREE CARERS WORKSHOPS Additional workshop dates now available for Carers based in Kirklees. Join a small group of carers & spend time on you to:... Read More...

Trevor’s Volunteer Story

How long have you been volunteering? I started volunteering at the Oxfam Store on Colne Rd about two and a half years ago. I was... Read More...
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