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An hour or two at home

An hour or two at home

Everything you do for the Harris in your own time benefits others!

Latest challenges

Costume Collection Champs: An hour or two at home

 

Just a Minute

Just a Minute

Could you spare a few minutes?

An hour or two

An hour or two

Can you spare an hour or two every now and then?

Latest challenges

Circus Skills, 12 – 4pm, 20/08

3 volunteers needed to help greet, facilitate and highlight other events. If you cannot attend this event, we have 10 others in which we will need your help.

Family Film Wednesday: Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (U), 10/08

3 volunteers needed to help greet, facilitate and highlight other events. If you cannot attend this event, we have 10 others in which we will need your help.

Give a Day

Give a Day

Giving a day will open up wonderful opportunities.

Regular Help

Regular Help

You could become one of our regular volunteers.

Work as a Team

Work as a Team

It's always better to do things together! Many hands makes light work!

Things to do to feel good

Meetings and socials - keeping yourself in touch

Latest challenges

Meet up Wednesday 7th September at 4pm

Coffee afternoon! Pop in and say hello, meet staff and other volunteers and feel connected to the Harris whilst it is closed. It will be great to see you!

Training and self development

Latest challenges

Keeping on top of your volunteer hours

Keep on top of the hours you spend volunteering and record them here on Volunteer Makers with our help. These are monthly drop in sessions happening on the last Friday of the month between 10am and 12 noon. Dates and times in the description.

Interesting projects that are being run by Harris volunteers

These are projects and activities that Harris volunteers have set up themselves but would love to invite you along to, to get involved with in your own time.

Latest challenges

Performers for a performance art project

We are a group of community artists who are working towards producing a piece of performance art. We would love you to get involved if you are interested in performing. This project is based on the life and art of Leonora Carrington. The aim is to hi

Share your views and opinions to influence the volunteer programme

Latest challenges

Volunteer Representatives

Join a small team to be a volunteer representative. This role is really important to make sure that we are embedding fairness within all our work and that you are helping to shape everything that we develop. Action based role - not just talk.

Create a story about something that you like at the Harris

Latest challenges

Create a story about something that you like at the Harris

Work with Roland, a film producer, to create a 3-5 minute film about a story, artwork or object at the Harris to put on our website.

The Queens Party

The Queens Party

A unique opportunity to deliver Preston City Council's Platinum Jubilee event. Meet local VIP's and talented artists attending the celebration.

Welcome on board for newbies

Welcome on board for newbies

Informal meet up to find out more about being a volunteer for the Harris and what to expect. Hopefully this will put your mind at ease if you feel a bit worried or apprehensive. It could be just you or it could be a small group of up to 8.

Latest challenges

Welcome onboard for newbies on Saturday 8th October at 11am until 12

This is a great opportunity to pop in and get rid of any nerves or anxiety you might be feeling about being a newbie volunteer at the Harris. Use this time to ask anything you need to know and to put your mind at ease about everything.

Harris Youth Panel - artistic support for the group

Offering support and guidance to the Harris Youth Panel group on a monthly basis

Helping to plan events and activities

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