Volunteer With Us

Would you like to volunteer with us? Great!

Click here for Volunteer Application Form

We have a wonderful project called Learn Engage Do, which is funded by the Lottery. The aim of the project is to work with disadvantaged adults and help them move closer to education, employment or training by providing support and training at Woodhouse Community Centre. Its a far more structured scheme than the previous volunteer programmes we’ve delivered, with every volunteer having to attend a range of training that will equip them with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to be successful in their role.


We recruit volunteers in small groups, with each intake attending two 1.5 hour induction sessions together, learning about the scheme, the volunteer opportunities available, how Oblong works and about Woodhouse Community Centre.


They’ll then have the opportunity to attend one or more of the training courses we provide that support volunteers in thier role, ‘improving your well-being’, ‘working on a volunteer led project’, ‘helping others learn’ or role specific training like running the community centre, learning Administration and reception skills.


The scheme also offers the opportunity for volunteers to become peer mentors and support other volunteers through their volunteer experience and learning.


If you'd like to get involved then follow the link to our on-line application form.


If you need help filling in the form or would like to have a chat and find out more then please call in to the centre or phone (0113 245 9610) and ask for either Tabitha, Mark or Amber. 


We are looking to recruit disadvantaged adults to this project. Some of the things we would consider when deciding if an applicant is suitable for the project include:

  • Are they in employment?
  • Do they have history of ill health or mental ill health?
  • Are they in receipt of benefits?
  • What level of qualifications they have?
  • Are they an asylum seeker?

Some of the roles we are looking to recruit for are:

  • Reception and Administartion Volunteer
  • Community Engagement Volunteer
  • Marketing Action Group Coordinator
  • Basic IT Tutor
  • Gardening Project Coordinator 
  • Events Coordinator
  • Marketing and Social Media Volunteer - Oblong Cinema
  • Trustee

Check out our Volunteer Roles section to find out more...