We offer volunteering opportunities all year round and have loads of opportunities for you to get involved. Time commitment will vary depending on the roles. Let us know what you can contribute, and we will find opportunities that suit you. Below are some examples of how you can get involves, but if you have a

Youth Support Volunteer

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated, and energetic individuals eager to volunteer with young people between the ages of 10 – 19. As a Youth Support Volunteer, you will assist Mary’s Youth Club team in providing inspiring opportunities to young people in Mary’s Youth Club. With excellent listening skills and the ability to empathise, you will build relationships of respect and trust and help maintain a welcoming, caring, safe and fun environment for Mary’s Youth Club young people. We have opportunities throughout the week, but are especially keen for volunteers Monday to Thursday afternoons & evenings from 3:30PM – 9:30PM.

Reception Volunteer

Join the team at our lively neighbourhood centre. The Reception Volunteer you will be the friendly face that meets and greets visitors and helps facilitate covering busy reception desk and acting as the first point of contact. The Reception Volunteer help us maintain an efficient and friendly front desk and telephone answering service by support us with a range of tasks.

Student Placement

Join us on your placement and see Youth Work come alive! We regularly welcome Youth Work students as part of our team at Mary’s Youth Club and find that these partnerships are always mutually beneficial.

Help (mainly older) Folk Acquire Basic IT Skills

Coffee & Computers at Mary’s offers one-to-one/small group help to our attendees. Help attendees achieve what they want to and on their own devices, they quickly begin to get used to the environment and gaining benefit from it. We are looking for volunteers to help us at our sessions which takes place the third Tuesday of each month. The most important requirement to be a volunteer is patience, coupled with a very basic familiarity with the most common devices in use today.

Monthly Volunteering Opportunities for Young People

We offer monthly volunteering opportunities for young people ages 10 – 19 with flexibility of hours, the opportunity to engage with a variety of organisations and a group of peers with which to volunteer. Since inception, the young people have engaged in a variety of volunteering projects, which included making over 300 sandwiches donated to St Stephens The Manna, making cats and dog toys for the rescued animals at The Mayhew Animal Home, and prepared 45 backpacks filled with essentials items for the young services user at The Pilion Trust Crash Pad Service just to name a few.

To find out more about volunteering at Mary's, please get in contact, or come to one of our Open House Events.

Volunteer Application