HELP – Volunteer Drivers Needed for Memory Lane Café in Sowerby Bridge

Lack of transport is stopping people attending Memory Lane Cafe. Attending the Cafe maybe the only time the person gets out of the house. Drivers will change lives.19247688_1742866216010849_7090923198737046284_n

Drivers required for Sowerby Bridge, Sowerby, Ripponden and surrounding areas.

Could you or someone you know spare a few hours fortnightly or monthly to help someone attend Memory Lane Cafe?

Drivers will be paid mileage and all training will be provided.

Thank you for your support in helping us find some drivers

For more information click here

Paid and voluntary opportunities at The Hive, Halifax – your skills are wanted!

Do you love cooking and baking?
Would you like to share your passion with others?hive
Can you spare a few hours a week?
We are looking for somebody to work with our clients to help them learn basic cooking and baking skills, if you can spare a few hours a week on a regular basis we would love to hear from you.
This is an unpaid position but out of pocket expenses i.e. travel costs may be payable.

Do you have a banking or accounting background or are you just good with figures?
We urgently need a treasurer to join our board of trustees, the role overseeing the organisations accounts, staff salaries (2 staff) annual financial audit and presenting a financial statement to the board at monthly trustee meetings, this role will require approximately 10 hours per month and is an unpaid position.

Keep fit
Are you a qualified instructor at Keep Fit, Zumba etc., we are seeking somebody who can provide a regular day time session to help get our clients more active, we wish to to discuss a range of possibilities with you as some of our clients will require chair based exercise whist others will be more active.
We are happy to pay on a sessional basis.

If you are interested in any of the above please ring Paul on 01422 323822 for an informal discussion

Shout Out for Lead the Way Volunteer Roles

Lead the Way need people to become Learning Disability Connectors. This means people who can help share information to other people with learning disabilities. logo_for_header_lr-1

Lead the Way is a project based at Threeways in Ovenden that gives independent information and advice to people with learning disabilities, and their family carers.

If you live in supported accommodation, enjoy meeting new people and want to help people, then they want to hear from you.

If you are interested, you can attend one of their free information sessions on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm at Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden, HX3 5SX.

To find out more or register your interest, call 0300 012 0416, email or visit their website: