Queen's Mill Castleford

Castleford Heritage Trust is a registered charity based at Queen's Mill in Castleford. We use heritage and culture to bring people together and support local wellbeing. The Trust run many community activities, events, classes and workshops and manage our historical community hub building. Castleford Heritage Trust is a Community Anchor for the Wakefield District, are co-ordinating Coronavirus Support Services for the Castleford area and are part of the Help at the Hubs scheme, supporting communities and helping people get through this difficult time. Our volunteering scheme has a wide range of roles and is person-centered. Take a look at our roles on this website or get in touch for a discussion on Tel: 01977 556741
1 Aire Street, Castleford, UK view map
01977 556741

Opportunities available

Castleford Community Support

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If you can help in any way, big or small; a shopping delivery, a phone call, organising supplies, collecting a prescription, befriending- please get in touch. All enquiries welcome

Maintenance Volunteers

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Be involved in converting an historic flour mill into a community asset. Helping with a range of practical tasks. Learn new skills or share your skills with others

Events Volunteers

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Planning, organising and delivering events for the local community. Run an activity, support a workshop. Be a key part of a range of community festivals.

Archive Volunteer

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Work with people and our collections to help shape and share the story of Castleford. Run memory workshops, community activities and help create displays. Help us with documenting.

Queen's Mill Crafts Shop Volunteer

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Our volunteer run shop in Castleford Market, Queen's Mill Crafts, sells handmade items made by local crafters. Support our fundraising efforts by being part of our shop team.

Milling Volunteer

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Make Castleford Stoneground Flour using the Queen's Mill millstones. Make sales of flour locally and promote it at agricultural events such as the Great Yorkshire Show.

Social Activities Volunteer

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Help plan and deliver social activities to boost community interaction and wellbeing. Sessions are held at Queen's Mill and at other local venues. Includes supporting trips out.

Gallery Volunteer

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Help plan, prepare and deliver exhibitions and/or Arts based activities at Queen's Mill. Learn about the works being shown and support community engagement with the arts.

Social Media and Communications

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Promote and advocate for our charity. Create articles. Take photos. Contribute to our website and social media. Share information. Use your digital skills to support your community