Culture & Leisure

To apply for the roles below, please express your interest using the green button at the bottom of the page.

Bankfield buddies

We need a creative, enthusiastic and committed volunteer to work alongside our Education Officers and Workshop Leaders  to support the Bankfield Buddies Under 5’s session at Bankfield Museum.

Bankfield Buddies is a specific under 5’s session where children join in with craft activities, play, enjoy a story and learn more about the fascinating objects on display. On average we have around 15-25 children attending the session with their parents / carers.

Support is required from 10am-12pm every Friday, the session is delivered from 10.30am-11.15am during term time. The Club is closed at Easter, during the Summer Holidays and Christmas.

For more details see; PDFBankfield Buddies Volunteer Role Profile [PDF 181KB]

Smith Art Gallery - Saturday art club

Are you creative, enthusiastic and committed? Would you like to volunteer to work alongside our Education Officers and Workshop Leaders at the Brighouse Saturday Art Club at the Smith Art Gallery?

The Club is a membership scheme for children aged 8-14 and we deliver a range of arts and crafts activities inspired by the gallery exhibitions, collections and seasonal themes. We currently have 15 registered members with about 8 children attending regularly.

The working hours are 10am-1pm every fortnight, the session is delivered is 10.30am-12.30pm during term time and over half term holidays. The Club is closed at Easter, during the Summer Holidays and Christmas.

This role would be ideal for a school or college student interested in gaining work experience in teaching, and/or community arts and crafts.

Todmorden Town Hall Volunteers

Would you like to encourage people to be proud of their local heritage?  Todmorden Town Hall volunteers deliver guided tours and research the stories of the Grade 1 listed building.  Volunteers meet fortnightly to share findings and deliver monthly taster tours. 

For further details see: PDFTodmorden Town Hall Volunteer Role Description [PDF 209KB]

XS Coaching and holiday activities - North Bridge Leisure Centre

We need enthusiastic and committed volunteers to assist and work alongside our XS Sports Coaches to deliver a fun packed activity programme.

Our coaching programme consists of gymnastics, football and basketball, for children of all abilities, from ages 5-15years. Gymnastics currently runs Tuesdays 4.30-6.30pm, and Saturdays 9am-1pm. Football coaching runs Saturday mornings 9-11am, Basketball also runs on Saturdays, junior sessions 10am-12pm and seniors 12-2pm.

We also require volunteer support in the school holidays, when we run our XS Holiday Activities.

For further details see: PDFXS Coaching and Holiday activities - role description [PDF 101KB]

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Would you like to share your skills and experience to support your local library? We have exciting volunteering opportunities available in libraries across Calderdale at the moment. Take a look at the roles below to find out more.

Libraries Ambassadors

Please note this opportunity is currently unavailable until October 2017

Do you enjoy sharing stories and making people feel proud of their local area?  Click below to find out more about Library Ambassadors and how you can encourage visitors to the new Central Library and Archive to tell their stories and feel proud of Halifax.

For further details see:PDFLibrary Ambassador Role Description [PDF 270KB]

Libraries IT Volunteer

Are you friendly, approachable and good with computers? We’re looking for volunteers to support library users broaden their horizons using IT and are particularly keen to hear from people who may be interested in undertaking this role at libraries in;

  • Brighouse,
  • Elland,
  • King Cross
  • Northowram
  • Sowerby Bridge

For further details see:PDFLibraries IT Volunteer [PDF 87KB]

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