Current Volunteering Opportunities

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To find out more about any of the opportunities below, or to get a full job description, please email volunteer.applications@hortonhousing.co.uk or contact us on 01274 753352.

We provide volunteers with an induction, support, regular supervision and training and will reimburse you for expenses required for the role, such as payment towards travel.

To apply for our volunteering roles, please fill out the Volunteer Application form

 

Wellbeing Café Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers at our newly launched Wellbeing Cafés in the Selby District. The cafés are aimed at adults over the age of 18 who have mental health issues or concerns, and their family members and carers.

Our volunteers will help to create a safe and welcoming environment as they assist with the delivery of the café sessions. The role includes setting up the room, making refreshments, meeting and greeting, assisting with group workshops and offering peer mentor support to café visitors.

There are vacancies at all of our cafés, held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in venues across Selby and a number of roles are available. Please complete the Volunteer application form above or contact us.

 

ESOL Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer who can assist with our family-centred English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes every Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am to 12.30pm, based in Bradford. The volunteer will be responsible for setting up and closing the classroom with the ESOL tutor, along with looking after any children who attend while their parents learn English.

You do not need any formal qualifications for this role and full training will be given. We will require a DBS to be completed. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in childcare or someone who has lots of patience and a few hours to spare on a weekly basis.

 

ETE Support Assistant Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer who can assist STEP (the Specialist Training and Employment Programme) to deliver employability training and to assist as an interpreter for low-level ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) clients during assessments. This role is based in Kirklees.

The role also includes the need to follow safeguarding processes if and when needed.

The tasks are varied, ranging from: interpreting during assessments, shadowing the ETE worker in daily tasks, ICT support, support with job searches and interview practice.

We are looking for someone who speaks Syrian Arabic, has Entry 2 or above in English, can work under their own initative and has an understanding of the barriers faced by the client group.

 

No Second Night Out support Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer to support our No Second Night Out Team based in Halifax. The No Second Night Out service is a housing related support and outreach service for people who are rough sleeping or sofa surfing and not engaging with other services.  The volunteer will assist the team with a variety of client focused and general tasks ranging from assisting with assessments, supporting clients to attend appointments, helping with applying for benefits and the promotion of the long term aim of independence. We are looking for someone who can give us a few hours each week of their time to support this busy team and help vulnerable people while at the same time gaining some experience in the social care field.