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Important notice

Our volunteer service is now closed, we are following Government guidelines regarding face to face meetings and the Volunteer Services Manager is working from home.

We have made the difficult decision to stop recruiting volunteers during this period but if you want to register your interest for future volunteering, please do not hesitate to get in contact:

Volunteer.applications@hortonhousing.co.uk

Or call 0759 0559995

Stay safe

 

 

We offer a range of client-facing and office-based volunteer roles with our services in Bradford, Kirklees, Calderdale and North Yorkshire.

As a Horton volunteer you will be given the opportunity to make your community a better place to live in, while gaining valuable experience and having fun.

All our volunteers receive full training, payment of out-of-pocket expenses, a supervisor and a reference (if you have been volunteering with us for over three months).

We regularly update our roles, so please keep looking or call us on 01274 753348 to discuss any specific roles you may have in mind.

 

Choose your role below and apply by completing our volunteer application form here

  • Either print off or complete the form in Word and email to volunteer.applications@hortonhousing.co.uk
  • Or post it to us addressed to our Volunteer Service Manager at Bewick House, 16 Eldon Place, Bradford, BD1 3AZ
  • Alternatively, you can call us directly on 01274 753348

 

Next steps

If we are interested in taking your application further, we will contact you to attend an informal chat. This will give you the opportunity to find out more about the role and the organisation. We can match your skills and interests to our volunteer opportunities.

 

Bradford


Activities Support Volunteer at BRICSS

Would you like to support an award winning service to organise social activities for our residents who will need help and support to take part?

We are looking for someone who can spend time with our clients to get to know them and their needs. You will organise activities that are tailored to the needs and abilities of individuals, as well as group activities to bring people together.

The role is based at our BRICSS home from hospital scheme in the BD3 area.

You will have a good level of English and respect and understand that people have different needs. You are kind, reliable, empathetic and compassionate towards the people you support.

 

Community ESOL Volunteer

You will help migrants and refugees to develop their English language ability by providing them with English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) support in their own homes.

You will be tutoring individuals who cannot attend classes at our Training Centre due to physical or mental health issues, or if they are a carer.

We are looking for someone who has a good standard of written and spoken English (a minimum of Level 2 English or a E3/L1 ESOL qualification), has patience, enthusiasm and is committed, uses their own initiative and comfortable in new environments.

 

Activities Support Volunteer at Bradford Homeless Partnership

Encourage and assist our clients to partake in small group activities: cook and eat sessions, arts and crafts, gardening. You will help reduce isolation and loneliness, provide support and a friendly face, engage in new activities and learn new skills.

This role will also involve elements of administrative work such as filling, data input, taking and passing on messages as and when needed.

The role is based at our Bradford Homeless Partnership hostel in BD1 which offers temporary accommodation for people in the Bradford District who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

We are looking for someone who has a good level of English, respect and understand that people have different needs. You are warm, kind, reliable, empathetic and compassionate towards the people you support.

 

 

 

 

Calderdale


Intensive Housing Management Volunteer

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to support our busy Intensive Housing Management Team, based in Halifax. The service provides short-term accommodation for people over the age of 18 with support needs.

You will be helping us to keep the team’s administrative systems up to date and supporting us with a variety of ad-hoc administrative tasks and projects.

This is a great opportunity for someone to use or enhance their IT and organisational skills. We are looking for someone who would like to gain hands on experience in business administration or if you are interested in working in the Social Housing sector, we want to hear from you. In return we will provide you with out of pocket expenses, relevant training and support to identify development opportunities.

 

 

 

 

Kirklees


HIPS Volunteer

Assist our HIPS team in Huddersfield with a variety of administration duties, such as taking telephone referrals, helping with assessments and inputting data. You will also help clients to access support, including: welfare benefits, housing or applying for grants.

We are looking for someone who is friendly and welcoming, has good IT skills, a good standard of written and spoken English, the ability to work under their own initiative and who has an understanding of the issues faced by our client group.

 

 

 

 

North Yorkshire


Wellbeing Café Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to assist in the delivery of our 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.

As a volunteer, you will help to create a safe and welcoming environment as you assist with the delivery of 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 volunteer vacancies at all of our cafés, held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in venues across Selby.