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 the Volunteer Service Manager on 01274 753352 or 07525 667895

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. A reference will be provided if you volunteer for over three months.

To apply for our volunteering roles, please fill out the volunteer application form

Community ESOL Volunteer

Are you interested in supporting migrants and refugees? Would you like to help them to integrate? Do you have a minimum Level of E3/L1 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) or Level 2 English?

Join us in this new volunteering opportunity, where you will be providing ESOL support to clients in their own homes.

We are looking for someone who is happy to visit clients homes to help them develop their English language skills. The role involves tutoring individuals who cannot attend classes due to a health issue, either physical or mental, or if they are a carer.

We are looking for someone who has a good standard of written and spoken English, has patience, commitment and enthusiasm, uses their own initiative and is comfortable in new environments.

 

Head Office Administration Assistant Volunteer

We are offering a unique volunteering opportunity to be part of our well-established Reception and Administration team at our head office based in Bradford.

No formal qualifications are needed for the role, but the following skills and qualities are important: good people skills, ability to work as part of a team, organisational skills, telephone skills and a good understanding of English. A basic understanding of ICT would also be an advantage.

This opportunity is available on Fridays between 12pm and 4pm. We can offer flexible hours and an opportunity to volunteer during term time only.

 

HIPS Volunteer

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

 

STEP Women’s Group Facilitator Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer for our STEP project who has previous experience of facilitating women’s groups. The group runs on a Monday from 1pm to 2:30pm and is based in Bradford. The group aims to support Syrian women to learn more about the UK and British culture. We are looking for the group to join in with activities and opportunities in the wider community and to build their own individuality. As the group grows, we will be looking at running other sessions in the evening.

This volunteer opportunity is perfect for someone who is working towards either a Counselling degree, Social Work, Mental Health or a similar accreditation. The ability to speak and understand Arabic would be an advantage.

 

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.

 

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. Please complete the Volunteer application form above or contact us.