The volunteer program is currently suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Volunteers play a vital role and are welcome to contribute to the smooth running of  the House. A range of positions are available for people who are seeking to develop employability skills and work experience. In return for volunteering we can provide support and encouragement for your job search, especially if you have been out of the workforce for some time and are now looking for an opportunity to get some current work experience. Even if your paid working life is over but you still wish to make a contribution we have positions available from helping out as a Digital Mentor on our Be Connected program to performing simple clean up tasks in the kitchen or around the House. Volunteers may be interested in sharing their skills by participating in the governance of the House on the Committee of Governance.

Roles may include:

  • Administration duties including database entry, folding program flyers and booklets, preparing signs for display
  • Reception and phone enquiries. (Training in this role is provided but relevant recent work experience or an aptitude for administration work is a requirement).
  • Tutoring in our BeConnected Internet Kiosk. Computer competence is a requirement.
  • Sharing your interests as a presenter at Community Lunches on Fridays 12:30 – 2pm.
  • Helping with general *garden tidying and maintenance *(this position is currently FULL).
  • Helping out in the kitchen with general tidying up, filling & emptying the dishwasher, cleaning out cupboards & fridge, preparing sandwiches on Fridays.
  • Contributing to the governance of the House by joining the volunteer Committee of Management.