Current volunteering opportunities

Join our many volunteers at Centrepoint who help strengthen all parts of the organisation.

Volunteering opportunities at Centrepoint range from 1:1 support for young people to organisational support. 

Every volunteer role has a significant impact on our vision of ending youth homelessness.

Current opportunities

Learning Support Volunteer

Location: Lambeth and Hammersmith & Fulham

Time commitment:

  • We’re looking for volunteers to support a number of sessions across the week
  • Volunteers are required Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am-5pm (flexible according to your availability). 

Closing date: Friday 19 April 2024

Receptionist

Location: Bradford

Time commitment:

  • Between Monday – Friday, 1pm – 5pm
  • The role is flexible in that one volunteer does not need to cover all shifts

Closing date: ongoing recruitment

Food Donation Courier

Location: Hammersmith & Fulham

Time commitment:

  • 1-2 hours, once per week, afternoon only

Closing date: ongoing recruitment

Volunteer JET Coach (Jobs, Education, Training) - Manchester

Location: Manchester

Time commitment: 

  • Flexible to meet the needs of young people, availability for one day per week minimum

Closing date: ongoing recruitment

Volunteer JET Coach (Jobs, Education, Training) - Bradford

Location: Bradford

Time commitment:

  • Flexible to meet the needs of young people, availability for one day per week minimum

Closing date: ongoing recruitment

Speculative applications

Occasionally, we do accept speculative applications depending on your skills and interest. Please fill in our application form and select "Other" in the "What role are you applying for?" field. Then give us some more information about your skills and experience and we'll get back to you if we have a suitable role.

Things to consider when applying

We ask you for a minimum of six months commitment. This is so that we can ensure consistency with young people which helps to establish supportive and trusting relationships – something we believe is essential to our work at Centrepoint.

Our application process

  1. Apply to be a volunteer
  2. Attend interview or selection evening
  3. DBS clearance and reference checks
  4. Training 1: About Centrepoint and the issue of youth homelessness
  5. Training 2: Skills for volunteering with young people at Centrepoint
  6. Second interview
  7. Induction with supervisor

Contact us

If you have any questions please contact our Volunteering team by emailing volunteer@centrepoint.org