Making Space Calderdale

Volunteers Week – find about volunteering opportunities near you

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Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering.

 

Held each year in the first week of June (1st-7th) it is the opportunity to thank everyone who give their time for free to beneficiary causes, improving the lives of those around them, be it in their immediate community or even far and wide.

If you would like to volunteer, there are several opportunities. Take a look at some of these below.

Calderdale Making Space are on the look out for enthusiastic volunteers for several roles that will help them provide the services that they do in various locations across Calderdale.
View available positions

 

North Halifax Partnership is currently looking to recruit volunteers to join in many of its services. We hold a Volunteer Drop-In event at the Piece Hall on Wednesday the 8th of June where you can find out how you can become involved.

 

Attend our Volunteering Drop-In event at the Piece Hall on Wednesday 8th of June from 4pm

 

Staying Well are looking for Volunteer Telephone Befrienders.
You will receive full training and can commit to as little as half an hour a week – which can make a huge difference in someone’s life!
Be a Staying Well Telephone Befriender

 

 

Sure Start Children’s Centres are always looking for keen volunteers to assist in all aspects of running our nurseries.
There will be a two day volunteer course at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer with us.

Apply for the Volunteering Course June 15th and June 22nd

Latest Volunteering opportunities with Making Space Calderdale

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Calderdale Making Space are on the look out for enthusiastic volunteers for several roles that will help them provide the services that they do in various locations across Calderdale.

Take a look at the available roles and read further to find out more about what Making Space Calderdale does.

About Carers Wellbeing Service Calderdale

Within our service we offer specialist support to young adult carers aged 18-25 and as part of this we run monthly activity sessions for the group. These sessions may include bowling, meals out and day trips. We are looking for a volunteer to support our young adult carers lead during these sessions.

Why should you volunteer?

This is a great opportunity to meet people, learn things whilst also utilising your skills and experiences. You would be making a difference supporting people to have fun whilst also using their strengths to build confidence. You would be encouraging people to keep active either physically or mentally which has positive benefits on health and wellbeing.

 

To find out more about these positions, please contact Aidan Greenwood
e: Aidan.Greenwood@makingspace.co.uk
t: 01422 369101

Carers Wellbeing Service Dress Up and Dance through the Decades! June 8th

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Carers Wellbeing Service would like to invite you and the person(s) you care for to dress from your favourite decade and join us for an afternoon of singing and dancing to celebrate the Queen’s Jublilee, Carers Week and Making Space’s 40th Anniversary!

Wednesday 8th June 12:30 – 3:30 pm

At the King’s Centre (near People’s Park)

So get your dancing shoes on, put on your fancies and your sparkle and come to the Dress Up and Dance through the Decades event!

The Event will include lunch, professional entertainment, a raffle, tombola, Jubilee photo booth and a prize for the best dressed!

For more information, please ring : 01422 369101

Venue: The King’s Centre, Park Road, Halifax HX1 2TS

Carers Wellbeing Service Calderdale Newsletter June 2022

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Find out what is happening with Making Space Calderdale, the dedicated Carers Wellbeing service!

You will find carer aimed support groups old and new, information on their volunteering opportunities, opportunities such as tablet loaning support for Young Adult carers (YACS), events and activities, information on the upcoming carers week (commencing June 8th) and much more!

Download Newsletter here

 

Making Space are looking for Volunteers

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Could you offer some of your time? Please take a look at these volunteering options:

Fundraising Admin Assistant – Calderdale Carers Service (click for full information)

You will : 

  • Research and work within the local community to identify ways to promote the service and raise funds.
  • Support the team in writing fundraising applications and contacting local businesses in asking for donations,
  • Work as part of a team in organising fundraising activities

Young Adult Carer Group Activity Support – Calderdale Carers Service (click for full information)

3-6 hours a month, evenings and weekends

You will :

  • Help deliver the monthly activity sessions on either an evening or weekend.
  • Encourage young people to participate in the activities and get involved. You may also have the chance to bring your interests and skills to your volunteering.
  • Support young adult carers to build on peer support and reduce isolation.
  • Follow organisations policies such as Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity and Confidentiality.

To find out more about either position, please contact
Aidan Greenwood
e: Aidan.Greenwood@makingspace.co.uk
t: 01422 369101

Easter coffee morning for carers April 6th

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Making space, Halifax’s Mental Health Carer Support  network invites all carers to an Easter coffee morning on

April 6th, 2022 10am – 12.30pm

at King’s Centre in Halifax

Meet the Making space team and find out more about our service.

Join in the Easter fun with a quiz, craft activities, board games, a raffle and much more!

Feel free to bring along the person you care for.

For more information please call 01422 369101

Download the pdf flyer here

Venue: King’s Centre, Park Rd, Halifax HX1 2TS

Carers Wellbeing Service Calderdale Launch Event

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To celebrate the launch of the new service Making Space are hosting an event on:

Thursday 25th November 10am-2pm at The King’s Centre in Halifax

The event is open to carers, the person they care for and professionals. The event will provide an opportunity for you to meet the team, hear about all the support we will be offering to carers and to also find out about other services that support carers in Calderdale.

Feel free to call in for as long as you can and a buffet lunch and refreshments will be available. Coronavirus guidance will also be followed and we will be encouraging all in attendance to wear a mask.

To find out more please ring us on 01422 369101.