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 - / 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 -
Woodhouse Specific Mutual Aid group for volunteers -

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


Gardening and the Environment Volunteers


Role Title: Gardening and the Environment Volunteers


Time commitment: 2 - 7 hours per week


Role description: To work with other volunteers to maintain community gardens like Woodhouse Community Centre, Pennington Street and St Mark's. To undertake community environmental projects like a litter pick up or other activities that improve the local area like Woodhouse in Bloom or a community art project.


Main tasks: To maintain the community gardens.. To support other gardening volunteers by sharing skills and knowledge. To work with Oblong to ensure the Health and Safety of volunteers and visitors to the garden. To plan and deliver projects that improve our local community.


Skills description: Experience of maintaining a garden / allotment / piece of land. Ability to working with others and develop their skills and understanding. An understanding of basic Health and Safety in the garden. 


Benefits from this role/Support given: The maintenance and development of a marvelous community garden spaces shared by our community. Regular supervision and support is provided.


Any other Requirements: 

A recent Data Barring Service check (CRB check) is required. If you do not have one then we will undertake a check.


Interested? Then complete our on-line Application Form