Do It – Be More  

The do-it website makes it easier for organisations in Bradford to manage volunteer enquiries and to advertise volunteering roles. You can register your organisation right now.

 

 Training Opportunities

Volunteers & the Law

Motivating & Retaining Volunteers

Disclosure & Barring

Volunteer Management

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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.

 CELEBRATE VOLUNTEERS’ WEEK AT BRADFORD’S FESTIVAL OF VOLUNTEERING!

Come and join us at this year’s People Can Festival of Volunteering on Tuesday 4th June. Meet 20 local groups all of which are recruiting for volunteers and discover what a wide range of volunteer roles are available in Bradford. There will  be entertainment over the lunchtime period with music from the The Pantasy Steel Band, plus live DJ sets from S.O.R.M students DJ Connor & Rave Repeat. These wonderful local musicians will bring their different styles of music to create that Festival atmosphere together with BCB radio roadshow. This wonderful event is absolutely free so come and join us in City Park, Bradford between 11.00am and 3.00pm and find out more about volunteering locally.

 

VOLUNTEER MANAGERS’ FORUM

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 meeting is scheduled for September, details tbc. If you would like to receive a copy of the latest Volunteer Managers’ newsletter please email steve@volunteeringbradford.org

To book your place get in touch.

 PEOPLE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE KITEMARK

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.

Congratulations to the following organisations who successfully achieved the ‘People Can’ – Volunteering Kitemark in the latest round of assessments:

Horton Housing

Luv2meetU

Abbeyfield

Age UK Bradford & District.

A complete list of successful applicants is available on our website – below. If you were unsuccessful on this occasion you will receive detailed feedback shortly.

Deadline for next round of applications is 1ST September  2019. Please email completed portfolios of evidence to steve@volunteeringbradford.org or deliver hard copies to our office on Sunbridge Road, Bradford.

The following organisations have achieved the ‘ People Can’ – Volunteering Kitemark. Click on the links to find out what roles are available for volunteers.

Centrepoint

Champion House

Bradford Museums & Galleries

Sharing Voices

Dan’s Den

Refugee Action

Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Cancer Research

MESMAC

Scholemoor Beacon

Get Out More

Abbeyfield

Horton Housing

Luv2meetU

Age UK Bradford & District

Find out  more here.

People Can Kitemark

VOLUNTEER AT A ONE-OFF EVENT IN BRADFORD

As well as regular volunteer roles, there are often opportunities to volunteer for a one off event. Find out what’s coming up here!

TOP VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES IN BRADFORD!

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.

Administration/reception

Befriending

Catering

Children/young people

DIY/practical

Driving

Health care/social care

IT

Refugees

Retail

Sport

Do-it Website

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