Some students and graduates want to make a contribution to society, or gain the skills needed to pursue certain careers through volunteering whilst they study, or before they work. There are also those that want to get straight into the job market. This page will provide information about how to get into volunteering and into work.
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For further information about volunteering opportunities please click on the links below.
Green Calderdale – environmental volunteering can be a great way of learning practical new skills to boost your CV from basic landscaping and horticulture to project management and teamwork.
Sector Support Calderdale – you can volunteer whatever your skills, interests, motivation, wherever you live, whether you have a lot of time or a little.
Volunteering with the Council – you can share your skills and knowledge by volunteering across a variety of projects within Calderdale Council.
Do-it – Every 45 seconds someone in the UK finds a volunteering opportunity thanks to Do-it.org. Do-it.org is the national database of volunteering opportunities.
NCVO (The National Council for Voluntary Organisations) – volunteering can make a real difference to your own life and the lives of those around you. There are loads of ways to get involved and plenty of organisations that can help you find your dream role.
For further information about work opportunities please click on the links below.
Halifax JobCentre Plus – here you can find your local job centre offices in and around Halifax. Your local job centre can administer claims Jobseeker’s Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support.
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