Volunteering at Orpheus

From session support in music, art, drama, life skills, computer skills and many more to gardening, reception, IT and administration, events, fundraising and assisting backstage in productions, there are many ways that you can get involved.  Whether you want to offer your expertise or learn new skills in the process, there is sure to be the perfect volunteering role at Orpheus just for you.

Register your interest to volunteer here and Vanessa Brett-Davey our Volunteer Recruitment Officer, will get back to you by email or phone to have an informal chat. Alternatively you can call 01883 744664 or email [email protected].

Our minimum age for volunteering is 16 years.


If you are part of an organisation or company that would be interested in supporting Orpheus, you can find out about our corporate volunteer opportunities here.


Current Volunteering Roles:

We currently have a number of volunteering roles available at Orpheus.

Rapid Covid-19 Testing – Request for Volunteers at The Orpheus Centre.

As you will be undoubtedly aware, an important component of schools and colleges being able to open is the introduction of mass Covid testing.  We are looking for volunteers who are able to support us with administration of this very significant programme.  If you feel that you are able to contribute to this initiative, please get in touch with our Volunteer Recruitment Officer for an application form – we would appreciate applications as soon as possible.   

Please note that this is a face to face role, interacting with students and staff at the centre on Monday and Wednesdays. Full training will be given for this role, and all applicants are subject to a DBS check.

Other roles available are:

  • Classroom support assistant - supporting our students during lessons.
  • Community event supporter - where you will help to raise awareness of our work and also help to raise funds.
  • Online retailer - which includes tasks such as photographing and writing descriptions for products.
  • Volunteer video transcriber - your role would be to transcribe video content on our website and social media to make it accessible including editing automatically generated video captions on our content on e.g. YouTube.
  • Receptionist - your role will be to monitor enquires and pass on relevant information. You will be welcoming and signing in and out visitors. 
  • Gardening - we have extensive grounds at Orpheus which are always in need of love.

All of these roles would start ASAP and the days/hours are negotiable.

We would love your help, if you would like to find out more about any of these roles please email: [email protected].