Voluntary Arts & Volunteering

Are you interested in volunteering in the arts or looking for volunteers for your organisation? These sites are a good place to start if you want to get involved or find resources to help you run a group.

Do-it
https://do-it.org
Do-it is a UK-wide database of volunteering opportunities. Find your perfect volunteering opportunity or charity job or recruit volunteers or staff for your not-for-profit organisation.

Events Checklist - disability and access
www.voluntaryarts.org/events-checklist-disability-and-access
When planning creative events it is important to consider what barriers might be in place that could prevent people from engaging with your activities as fully as possible. This is a useful guide to help your voluntary arts group look at how to remove barriers and additional support you can put in place.

Help for Community Groups
When running a community group there are many issues to consider; money, publicity, volunteers and more. To help you run your community group effectively Kirklees Council have created a page with contacts and information for local community groups

Voluntary Arts
www.voluntaryarts.org
Voluntary Arts works to promote and increase active participation in cultural activities across the UK. The site lists opportunities for getting involved in local voluntary arts and lots of resources to help your group.

Voluntary Arts - Way Ahead Development Pack
www.voluntaryarts.org/way-ahead
The Way Ahead pack is designed to help you explore where you are now – and where you would like to go next.  Hopefully you will find it straightforward, easy to use and a real help to your organisation.

Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit
www.voluntaryarts.org/volunteering-in-the-arts-toolkit 
Written by Voluntary Arts and Volunteering England and drawing on their experience and knowledge, this toolkit has been produced to support small and medium-sized arts groups who are looking to improve the support they offer volunteers.

Vounteering Kirklees
http://volunteeringkirklees.org.uk
Volunteering Kirklees works to support and connect organisations and volunteers in Kirklees. The site has a practical toolkit for involving volunteers in your organisation.