Volunteering with VAC

VAC have a number of volunteering opportunities available.

Their volunteering roles will help you make a real difference for local people across Calderdale.  All VAC volunteering roles require people to be over the age of 18.

VAC is recruiting volunteers to gather customer feedback, listen to people’s experiences and gather vital information for organisations about the quality of their services. Quality Voice ensures that people’s voices are heard to help improve services and to champion quality and continuous service improvement.

A variety of methods will be used including:

  • Making telephone calls to services
  • Visits organisations and talking with customers about their experiences
  • Mystery shopping services
  • Reviewing services websites

More information can be found by downloading the Quality Voice leaflet or by visiting http://cvac.org.uk/volunteering/






Our Place provides a safe and social environment for Calderdale residents 50+. A team of trained volunteers provide hot and nutritious meals to people in a friendly and attentive environment. Our Place improves the lives of Calderdale residents and their health and wellbeing by providing a social and stimulating environment for people to be in.

Ways to get involved:
Befriender – attend Our Place sessions, chat to service users, assist serving food,cleaning up and helping with activities.
Timings: 10 – 4pm on Friday, Saturday or Sunday
Cook – help prepare a two course meal, including planning the menu and shopping.
Timings: 9:30 – 1pm on Saturday or Sunday
Driver – collect and return service users. Drivers would need their own car, a clean driving licence and appropriate insurance. Out of pocket expenses will be paid.
Timings: Saturday and Sunday 8:30 – 10:30am & 3 – 5pm (Some flexibility will be required)
Passenger Assistant – to assist drivers collecting and returning service users.
Timings: Saturday and Sunday 8:30 – 10:30am & 3 – 5pm (Some flexibility will be required)

For more information download the Weekend Care leaflet

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