0113 262 5614 info@lihh.org

Volunteering

Are you thinking about volunteering with us?  You’ll be spoiled for choice with all the different opportunities we have to offer. There are many great reasons for volunteering. For some people volunteering is a route to a new career because it’s a great way to gain new skills and experience. For others it’s the social side that’s appealing. You’re likely to make friends, meet lots of new people and get to know more about your local community. Whatever your reasons for volunteering, we’re grateful that you’re considering Leeds Irish Health and Homes.

Why Volunteer with Leeds Irish Health & Homes?

  • To use your professional skills and knowledge to benefit others.
  • To gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • To develop existing skills and knowledge
  • To improve your employment prospects
  • To gain a qualification
  • To enhance your CV
  • To make new friends

How to get in touch
Give us a call on 0113 2625614 and have a chat with our Team Leader Sarah McBride or email her at sarah.mcbride@lihh.org  and tell her what you’re interested in. Or come and meet Sarah and complete an application form

What we will do for you

  • We will provide a full DBS check with no charge to you
  • We will pay your expenses so you are not out of pocket
  • We will identify an area that we think you would be perfect for
  • We will provide references to help you with applications for employment in the future

Volunteering

Are you thinking about volunteering with us?  You’ll be spoiled for choice with all the different opportunities we have to offer. There are many great reasons for volunteering. For some people volunteering is a route to a new career because it’s a great way to gain new skills and experience. For others it’s the social side that’s appealing. You’re likely to make friends, meet lots of new people and get to know more about your local community. Whatever your reasons for volunteering, we’re grateful that you’re considering Leeds Irish Health and Homes.

Why Volunteer with Leeds Irish Health & Homes?

  • To use your professional skills and knowledge to benefit others.
  • To gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • To develop existing skills and knowledge
  • To improve your employment prospects
  • To gain a qualification
  • To enhance your CV
  • To make new friends

How to get in touch
Give us a call on 0113 2625614 and have a chat with our Team Leader Sarah McBride or email her at sarah.mcbride@lihh.org  and tell her what you’re interested in. Or come and meet Sarah and complete an application form

What we will do for you

  • We will provide a full DBS check with no charge to you
  • We will pay your expenses so you are not out of pocket
  • We will identify an area that we think you would be perfect for
  • We will provide references to help you with applications for employment in the future

“I feel I have a sense of belonging and well being as a volunteer".

You feel good that you have helped someone and done something positive. It gives me a real sense of who I am and where I am from.’
Mary, Volunteer Befriender

“I am doing something very worthwhile."

‘I feel valued and would recommend others to volunteer.’
Gerard, Volunteer

"At our first meeting I felt so lost and helpless."

‘You made me feel part of the team and community. You gave me hope that my life can be better again. Thank you for helping me be part of the community.’
John, Volunteer & service user