Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Welcomers

Volunteer Welcomers
Bristol One City Cost of Living Response

We are recruiting for community-focused Volunteers to help our visitors feel welcome in our friendly, warm and safe space.

This is a valuable opportunity to be part of our vibrant Community Centre, while connecting with like-minded people, uplifting others and gaining rewarding experiences.

If you are interested, please contact jen@stwerburghs.org.uk or 0117 955 1351 . We look forward to hearing from you.

The role activities include:

  • Making friendly conversation
  • Helping residents get involved with an activity
  • Meeting and greeting visitors
  • Checking in on residents using the space
  • Signposting residents to groups and services
  • Support open access computer users by helping to sign up, log in and assist with enquiries, for example help to understand and respond to emails / letters / bills
  • Helping users with photocopying and printing

Flexible hours, to be agreed. Suggested minimum: 3 hours weekly for 3 to 6 months.

For more details you can download and read our Welcomer Volunteer Role Description.

Festive Friends Volunteers

Volunteer for St Werburghs Community Centre at our Festive Friends events.

Twice a year we host Festive Friends events for over 50s in our local community. Our Christmas event will be held on Friday 15th December 2023.

We will need help with setting up, serving food and drink, being available to chat and have fun with the attendees, and setting down. The shifts will operate has half days (4hrs each).

Please contact us for more details: office@stwerburghs.org.uk.

Welcome Centre Assistant Volunteer

For more details please contact our office team on: Office@stwerburghs.org.uk


You can also contact Alison Saunders, Finance & HR Manager, for more information or to arrange an informal chat: alison@stwerburghs.org.uk.

Event Volunteers

Come and help us with our community events.

We will need a team of enthusiastic volunteers to make it the best event it can be! If you can spare 2-3 hours, there are a variety of roles and shifts available. We are looking for volunteers to:

Be on our info desk and volunteer and guest sign-in desk
Meet and greet people as they arrive
Supervise specific areas and activities
Help with clearing up the event
Assist with setting up or take down

Upcoming events include:

A Fundraising Cèilidh – 10th November

The Christmas Market – 24th November

Festive friends meal for our community elders – 15th December

Open Community Day – Summer

Picnic in the Park – September


Plus many more….

If you would like to volunteer, please download, complete and send this application form.

Volunteer Form

Sending to event@stwerburghs.org.uk


As a thank you for your support we’ll provide refreshments. For more information or to sign-up please contact events@stwerburghs.org.uk.

You can find out more about last year’s Picnic in the Park here: https://stwerburghs.org.uk/a-big-thank-you-for-picnic-in-the-park

Raking and Baking Assistant

St Werburghs Community Centre is looking for a reliable volunteer to support the Raking and Baking project coordinator on this key cooking and gardening project.

Hours: 6 hours on a Thursday

Application Deadline: Asap

To start: Asap

To apply the Application Pack is available to download from the links below or e-mail misty@stwerburghs.org.uk.

RB Volunteer Job Description

RB Volunteer Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Stay & Play Coordinator

St Werburghs Community Centre is currently looking for a reliable Stay & Play Volunteer to run a parent and toddler play group one morning a week at our Centre. The role includes setting up the sessions and helping to maintain and organise the toys and equipment. We would ideally like the space to be open to families with SEND children but if this is not your specialism then do not be put off as we welcome all applicants. Find out more about our previous specific SEND Stay & Play on our SEND services page.

Hours: 3.5 hours a week  

Application Deadline: as soon as possible.

To start: In the New Year

To apply the application pack is available to download from the links below or e-mail alison@stwerburghs.org.uk.

Stay & Play Volunteer Job Description

Volunteer Enrollment Form 2022

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 2018 CODE

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