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 online as we host a Virtual Volunteers Fair and find out more about volunteering opportunities in Kirklees. Whether you’re looking to volunteer from home, or […]
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 adapt their services, make their buildings covid-safe and deliver services remotely. This unique set of circumstances has bought with it, new risks for the third […]
Local Charities & Community Groups Need Your Help More Than Ever to Support Local People Over the Festive Season It has been a difficult year for lots of local community groups and charities who have struggled to deliver their services and activities in lockdown and even to raise vital funds […]
Yorkshire Building Society staff recently spent a day volunteering at Sensory World in Dewsbury, helping with painting and maintenance to transform the Sensory Play Area. The room looks super thanks to the staff from Yorkshire Building Society. Linda, Sensory World It was a fantastic day! We really enjoyed it… We […]
Latest Kirklees Council Volunteering Opportunities – February to April 2020 We are delighted to be working with Kirklees Council on their new Employee Volunteering Scheme. It allows every Council Employee 2 days paid volunteering every year and to give something back to their community. The Business Volunteering Team at Volunteering […]
The Huddersfield Town Foundation team have been busy out in the community….
Accu (who specialise in supplying engineering components) have their head office in Huddersfield and contacted Volunteering Kirklees hoping to do some volunteering with a local charity. On the 23rd April 2019, three members of staff attended Richmond Fellowship (an organisation that supports people with mental health issues) and used their […]
Kirklees Council staff raised over £1500 in one day for Oxfam….further information here.
Andrew Marsden from local solicitors Brearley’s Solicitors offered his time, professional knowledge and skills to benefit local community groups and other voluntary organisations from across Kirklees. The session was held on 7th February in a room provided free of charge by Oxfam Online in Batley, and we welcomed over 20 […]
After Volunteering Kirklees organised a successful outdoor volunteering day for Lubrizol, they were approached to organise a second volunteering day in December. Volunteering Kirklees matched this manufacturing business with Uniform Exchange – a local charity that recycles unwanted uniforms and distributes them to families in need, free of charge. Eight employees […]
Volunteering Kirklees were approached by Jon, a local employee of Microsoft who offer all their staff three days per year to volunteer as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility. Jon was keen to share his time and skills with a local charity but didn’t know where to start. Volunteering Kirklees […]
Oxfam Online Batley currently have over 100,000 handpicked items available on their online shop. Based at Oxfam’s Northern Logistics Centre, they offer businesses a team building experience that will help to fight global poverty. TrustFord offer all their employees an opportunity to volunteer for one day a year as part […]
Lubrizol has two manufacturing sites in Yorkshire (Huddersfield and Barnsley) and were looking for a volunteering project to bring employees from their two sites together. From a range of opportunities provided by Sharron at Volunteering Kirklees, Lubrizol chose to support the Trans-Pennine Trail Conservation Volunteers (TPTcv). This voluntary organisation carries […]