Volunteers

The community centre is completely run by volunteers and we are always happy to welcome new people into our team. You can come along regularly or as a once-off to help with a specific event. Perhaps you could donate a prize or bake a cake?

Below is a list of specific roles that we need help with – if you think you could help, or if you’d just like to find out a bit more, please get in touch with Vicki Papworth on 07525 236 796 / info@hlca.org.uk

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTIONS & PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL ADMIN
Checking the answer phone, returning phone calls, taking bookings, taking payments, checking emails, filing, liaising with John, the website guy.
– Basic IT skills
– Organised and thorough
– Happy to work from home or in the office
– Good communication skills

OPENING AND CLOSING
Being at the hall to open up for bookings and classes – making sure the hall is ready (heating on etc), taking payments, locking the hall up afterwards – emptying bins, replacing toilet rolls, setting the alarm.
– Good people skills
– Reliable
– Flexible

HELPING WITH EVENTS
Planning for events with the committee, buying materials and food (paid for by st Hugh’s), setting up events, running stalls, cooking and handing out food, clearing up afterwards.
– Good organisational skills
– Full of ideas on how to do things differently
– Independent and able to work on your own

HELP WITH RECORD-KEEPING
Paying invoices and bills, filing, updating finance system, checking bank statements, paying expenses, dealing with petty cash.
– Organised and methodical
– Basic understanding of finance systems
– Able to solve problems on your own

JOINING THE COMMITTEE
Attending committee meetings to help plan events and the running of the hall, being involved in planning future activity, general help with admin.
– Keen to get involved and stuck in
– Full of ideas
– A passion for your community

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
Welcoming new volunteers to the centre, managing existing volunteers, feeding back to the committee about volunteer activities.
– Good people skills
– Warm and friendly
– Diplomatic
– Good at managing difficult situations

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    The office at the St Hugh's Community Centre is open during the following hours:

    Monday:9:00am to 1:00pm
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Tuesday:9:00am to 1:00pm
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Wednesday:9:00am to 1:00pm
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Thursday:9:00am to 1:00pm
    2:00pm to 5:00pm