Volunteer

We’re always looking for new people to get involved and can provide basic training if you need it.

E-mail: info@hornseyvale.org or call for a chat: 020 8348 4612

Regular help needed from volunteers:
TASKDETAILSSKILLS REQUIRED
KeyholdingOpen and close rooms/centre as needed or on a Rota basisLive locally
Management CommitteeAttend bi monthly meetings, help decide on the future of the centre and steering of the day to day running of the centreNo specific skills required just a willingness and enthusiasm to help and if anyone has experience in accountancy and governance this will be useful
MaintenanceChanging light bulbs, moving furniture, basic DIYGeneral DIY skill and/or professional skills in plumbing, carpentry or electrics
GardeningWeeding and general path maintenanceNo specific skills
Marketing/PRTo help with designing and producing a marketing/branding strategy for the CentreKnowledge and experience of marketing and/or PR
EventsTo help devise and deliver a range of events across the year to run elements of the event on the day e.g. run a stall, help in the kitchenNo formal skills required but if you have some experience in organising events at work or in the community your skills would be very welcome. First Aid or Fire Marshal certificates would be great but not essential
Lunch ClubMenu planning, order and/or collect ingredients, cook on the day, oversee kitchen during cooking and service, serve attendees with food, chat with attendees, help setup and clear away tables, liaise with local business to support the lunch club with donations or supportNo formal skills required but Work or experience in cooking food for large groups would be helpful as are good communication skills
FundraisingAssist with or lead on completing funding applications, assist or lead on finding funding opportunitiesNo formal skills required but a knowledge or experience of fundraising, bid writing or research would be very helpful
WebsiteTo update and develop our current WordPress websiteKnowledge and experience of WordPress development and maintenance and if you have coding skills that would also be helpful but not essential
Social Media and PublicityTo help publicize events and activities at the centreAssist with posting events on Facebook, Twitter and creating Mailchimp emails
Business PlanningTo help the Committee develop and deliver a 5 year business plan, work with the Committee to ensure the Centre is meeting its business objectives and to look at new ways of attracting clients/users to the CentreExperience of working in business development, developing business plans, understanding of running a not-for-profit organisation, excellent communication skills