We have over 140 volunteers at St Wilfrids in the Centre, who deliver around 14,000 hours of voluntary hours each year. Our volunteers represent an annual benefit in kind wage saving of £150,000.

Without volunteers our service would look very different and we would struggle to deliver what we do on our current income.

How to volunteer

The Centre is open Monday to Friday between 10am to 4 pm for clients. During our working day there are a wide variety of roles in which you can get involved, this can be from helping support the Centre itself (such as working in the kitchen or café, greeting clients at the front door, or administration) to being involved directly with our clients on the wide range of weekly activities and groups.

We are always looking for new volunteers, but are actively looking for volunteers to cover these roles.

Volunteering at St Wilfrid’s is very rewarding; you can gain invaluable experience supporting clients,  learning new skills,  being part of a team and enjoying your time here with us in our friendly welcoming environment.  

Volunteering at St Wilfrid’s may not suit everyone, therefore all applicants are invited to attend an informal interview where you can find out more information about being at volunteer with St Wilfrid’s Centre.

Some voluntary roles will require a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) but this will be explained at your informal interview and training will be provided if required. All volunteers must be aged over 18 years.

 If you would like to find out more about volunteering at St Wilfrid’s please contact Tracey Harrison-Marr, Volunteer Coordinator for an application form (or for any other queries) on tracey@stwilfridscentre.org.

Everyone is so friendly and anything I do is fully appreciated. I feel as if what I am doing is worthwhile and is a good use of my time.
— Margaret (regular weekly volunteer)