COVID-19 Closure

Woodhouse Community Centre will be closed to the public from Thursday 26th March to protect public health.

You may wish to join our mailing list to be kept up to date with our response to this unprecendented situation.

 

Some of our tenants are staying in place, but the IT suite and public facilities will not be available.

 

If you expect to attend an event here, please contact your event organiser.

 

We are available for questions via email and phone during office hours - info@oblong.org.uk / 0113 2459610

Main Oblong office will not be occupied.

 

We will also be joining in some of the local Mutual Aid support:
Leeds wide Mutual Aid groups - https://www.facebook.com/groups/855572711535845/
Woodhouse Specific Mutual Aid group for volunteers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/639699836806610/

Woodhouse number if you are in need of support while isolated - 0113 8980034

 

Community Events & Fundraising

 

Role Title: Events & Activities Coordinators

 

Time commitment: 2 - 7 hours every 2 weeks (flexible according to your free time)

 

Role description: Developing and delivering events and activities that connect local. Some of the possible events we have identified include an Oblong Social, Community festivals/fairs, Children's activities like Pop-Up Playgrounds, Community Dinners, setting up art or entertainment shows, etc. If you have ideas for events and activities that connect people then we'd like to hear them.

 

Main tasks: To work with staff and volunteers to deliver an activity / event. To identify resources and expenditure needed to deliver an activity / event. To plan and deliver an activity / event. 

 

Skills description: The main thing we are looking for is enthusiasm to contribute a bit to the local community. Skills that would be useful: Ability to work with others. Ability to plan an event / activity. The ability to manage an activity / event on the day. A general understanding of Health & Safety issues regarding event management. 

 

Benefits from this role/Support given: Gain experience in researching, planning and delivering and event / activity. Working with a wide range of people to help deliver an event / activity. Regular supervision and support is provided.

 

Interested? Then complete our on-line Application Form