The Volunteer Centre will be closed from Friday 21st December until Tuesday 1st January (inclusive). The office will re-open on Wednesday 2nd January. We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Ever thought about volunteering? It is great way to meet new people, have fun, fill in gaps on a CV, learn new skills and build a stronger community. There are over 1,120 choices here in Bradford to suit your skills and lifestyle. If you can spare even an hour once a month we have the role for you. Interested in volunteering? Fill in the red box on the bottom right of this home page. Or call to see us on a Tuesday 10am-12noon or Thursday 1pm-3pm. We also run a drop in session at Shipley Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 2-00 –
Due to staff shortages the Volunteer Centre will be opening at the following times for the next few weeks.
Tuesday – Thursday 9.00am – 4.30pm. The office will be closed Mondays and Fridays.
The time of the drop in sessions is unchanged (as above). If you cannot come to a drop in and need to speak with an advisor, please contact us to make an appointment on 01274 725434. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Are you a volunteer coordinator, or someone who manages volunteers? Are you interested in meeting people in similar roles, working in the voluntary and community sector around Bradford to share best practice, discuss local updates relevant to the sector and for moral support? Then you are invited to the Bradford Volunteer Managers Forum at Bradford University Student Central. The next forum will take place on Wednesday 9th January, 1.30pm. To book your place and car parking pass, please be in touch.
Find out about the latest employee volunteering activity to take place in Bradford with thirty staff from healthcare company, Drive Devillbis.
The Volunteering Kitemark is a certificate awarded to organisations that show their volunteering programmes provide the best experience possible for volunteers. It benchmarks the quality of your volunteer management and involvement, proves and improves the effectiveness of your work with volunteers and enhances your organisation’s reputation. Applying for the Kitemark is free and is valid for two years. Find out more here.
As well as regular volunteer roles, there are often opportunities to volunteer for a one off event. Find out what’s coming up here!
The Volunteer Centre works with charities across the Bradford District to promote their volunteer roles. Below is a small selection of the roles available. Visit do-it, the national volunteering website to see more.
The Do-it volunteering website has been completely revamped, you are now able to manage volunteer enquiries and volunteering roles on the new site. For community organisations and charities in Bradford the following guidance will help you through the initial registration process for new do-it account. Please note all volunteer application will go to your new do-it account. Watch this video about the new site. Do It Promotional Video