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Volunteering in Locala

Locala volunteering – giving that little bit extra!

Every year, over 20 million people across England and the UK volunteer, donating more than 100 million hours to their communities every week.

Volunteers bring fresh ideas, enthusiasm and experience, so why not volunteer with Locala, because we recognise that everyone has a skill they can share!

We recruit volunteers from all sectors of the community and hope to match you with the most appropriate opportunities to suit your needs and expectations.


Volunteering provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Make a real difference for our patients and service users
  • Use your skills and talents as well as develop new ones
  • Build your confidence and gain work experience
  • Enjoy what you do and make new friends
  • Join our Readers’ Panel
  • Join us as a Community Member

Volunteering provides Locala with the opportunity to:

  • Value and benefit from the skills and knowledge that volunteers bring
  • Interact with our local community

Kirklees Volunteering Quality Award

In March 2015 Locala was proud to be awarded the Kirklees Volunteering Quality Award. Valid for three years, the certificate is awarded to organisations to show that they involve volunteers in ways that have been agreed as good practice by Volunteering Kirklees and Kirklees Council. Good practice includes making sure volunteering is open to everyone, encouraging volunteers to develop their skills and offering support and supervision to active volunteers.

Volunteering Newsletter

Click here to download our latest Volunteer Newsletter.

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