Lightwaves & Next Generation Leisure and Community Centre

We're coordinating a volunteer response to the needs of our community and working alongside the Local Authority, NOVA, NHS and other partners in the Voluntary Sector in response to the current COVID19 pandemic. Can you volunteer?
Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Lower York Street, Wakefield, UK view map
01924 200039

Opportunities available

Volunteer Assistant Youth Worker

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Enable young people to experience and contribute to the youth program activities which are fun, safe, social and educational : team building, developing self-confidence, 2/3 hrs wk

Covid 19 Response Volunteers Needed

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Require people to support and help for isolated and vulnerable groups in the following ways: telephone befriending, shopping/medicine deliveries, IT support, dog walking and more.

Telephone Be-friender

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People in our community have been left isolated and vulnerable. They would welcome a call and a friendly chat. If you can spare an hour during the week it would be a big help.


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We need people who can drive can you spare a few hours a day to collect and deliver vital prescriptions, shopping and anything our older and more vulnerable citizens need.

Dog Walkers

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Do you love animals. We need Dog Walkers to take our four legged friends out for their much needed exercise. This would be such a big help to people who can’t get out and about.

Foodbank Volunteers

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Foodbank volunteers - this will be a vital role in the coming weeks can you spare us a few hours to help sort and pack these vital supplies to be delivered throughout the community


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Garden maintenance – do you enjoy gardening, can you keep the weeds at bay and make the area look pleasant for people to sit in and enjoy. We need your help to make this happen.