The Lenton Centre

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Volunteering

The Lenton Centre is in the heart of Lenton, Nottingham, and is ultimately owned by the people for the people. It aims to be a hub of activity for the entire local community and offers a variety of health, well-being, educational and social activities and facilities. However none of this would be possible without the help of kind, well-motivated volunteers to help run and improve the centre for the community of Lenton.

Why Volunteer?

1. To make a difference to the local community
2. To gain new skills and valuable work experience
3. To be a valuable part of a team working towards a better future
4. To meet new people and make new friends

Below is a list of all the volunteering positions offered by the Lenton Centre. At the moment we are particularly on the lookout for lifeguards, fundraisers and centre attendants who can work on Wednesdays or Saturdays.

Centre Attendants Support the Duty Manager in the day-to-day running of the centre, including reception duties, event hosting, event set up and close down, plus cleaning duties, All training will be provided
Children & Youth Worker Help with one or more of the Activ8Uth activities, which includes a homework club, healthy eating initiative, sports clubs and ICT.
Contents Writer Write the contents of The Lenton Centre’s advertising material, including material for the website, fliers and posters.
Fitness Instructor / Lifeguard Help run the gym and swimming facilities.
Fundraisers Co-ordinate and run funding projects in the local community and if desired to also write grant funding applications in support of centre projects.
Graphic Designer Produce The Lenton Centre publicity material to a professional standard using the current branding. If desired, also help to improve the current style.
Leafleting & Posters To distribute leaflets and posters in the local area, with the opportunity to become a leafleting co-ordinator and command a team of pamphleteers.
Maintenance Assist with routine maintenance and decoration of the centre.
Phoenix Project Worker Guide a project that benefits the future of The Lenton Centre such as the introduction of renewable energy or refurbishment of the facilities.
Photographer Take photographs for records, publicity material and displays.
Promoter To pull together what is needed to start a new activity or event, for example, arranging timing, users, instructors, space, facilities and making it happen.

The Lenton Centre embraces a variety of ages and cultures and as a result our volunteers come from all walks of life. There are no specific skills required, all we ask is that you are hard working and enthusiastic. We also appreciate that our volunteers may have a number of other commitments, and therefore you can volunteer with us for as little or as much time as you can spare. So what are you waiting for? Become a volunteer today!