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Volunteer At The Hunslet Club

Do you have a gap in your schedule? What better way to spend it than gaining new skills, building your confidence, and meeting new people? You can do this if you volunteer at The Hunslet Club. The Hunslet Club always needs volunteers of all ages, skills, and abilities to help deliver its impressive collection of over 96 activities for people of all ages! 

The Hunslet Club has helped young people to achieve their full potential for over 80 years. With a membership of over 3000 people, we are, in fact, one of the largest youth organisations in the country. 

Please email alex.erdinc@hunsletclub.org.uk for all enquiries or if you have any questions you have relating to volunteering. 

Volunteer Opportunities at The Hunslet Club

The work we do for the local South Leeds community means children and young people aged 18 months to 18 years get to participate in an extensive range of activities. We over 100 individual sessions each week, with an average attendance of 200 young people each day, including: 

  • Football 
  • Boxing
  • Gymnastics 
  • Rugby 
  • Dance
  • Junior and senior youth clubs
  • Hunslet Club Rogues Drama Group
  • Majorettes 

With an extensive range of activities on our timetable, we are always looking for volunteers to help in different sessions. We also have regular events throughout the year, such as our half-term activity camps, fundraising events, Summer Gala, and popular fireworks display.

We are always looking for enthusiastic people with a range of skills, talents, and interests. There is something for every volunteer to do!


Volunteer Dance or Gymnastics Coach
Volunteer Dance or Gymnastics Coach
Volunteer Rugby or Football Coach
Volunteer Football Coach

Are you an enthusiastic person with a passion for dance, ballet or gymnastics? Do you also have the desire to make a real difference in young people’s lives to motivate and encourage them to achieve their dance/gymnastics goals? We are looking for an energetic and outgoing person to work alongside our team of staff and diverse group of young members.

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Do you have a desire to help players develop their skills in football, to achieve their maximum potential and to mould them into a team? A football coach should have a love and knowledge or the game, as well as a desire to share your passion with members in our community. You should be patient and have strong communicational & organisational skills.

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Volunteer Boxing Coach
Volunteer Boxing Coach
Volunteer Canteen Assistant
Volunteer Canteen Assistant

Are you an enthusiastic individual with a passion for boxing? A boxing coach must be able to motivate and encourage boxers to reach their full potential, as well as have the knowledge and skills to correct any mistakes that the boxers may make. A boxing coach must also have strong communication and organisational skills, as well as be able to stay calm under pressure.

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The Hunslet Club Canteen/tuck shop can be a busy and fast-paced environment at times. We offer round the clock service to a diverse group of staff, learners, and visitors to the club. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual that can follow instructions well, to work alongside our friendly staff. You will receive ‘on the job’ training in general food preparation and service.

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Volunteer Rugby Coach
Volunteer Youth Worker
Volunteer Youth Worker

Are you an enthusiastic individual with a passion for Rugby? A volunteer rugby coach must be able to motivate and encourage rugby players to reach their full potential, as well as have the knowledge and skills to help our young people develop their skills. A rugby coach must also have strong communication and organisational skills, as well as be able to stay calm under pressure.

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Do you want to help young people reach their full potential? We run youth clubs throughout the week to help give young people in South Leeds a safe and fun place to go. As a volunteer youth worker, you can assist our staff in planning and delivering an exciting programme of activities. You will also communicate to the Youth Manager about how the youth club is going.

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Check out our FAQ page here for further information.

Event Volunteering

Volunteering at one or more of our events is always a rewarding experience, as you can see how the community comes together to celebrate different occasions and moments during the year. 

We have different events throughout the year. Our main ones include:

  • Easter Party
  • Summer Gala
  • Halloween Party 
  • Fireworks Night Display 
  • Christmas Party 

These events always need volunteers; you can volunteer for as much or as little time as possible. 

Our teams of event volunteers and staff also love what they do! Every event is different, and no matter which event or role you choose, we are sure you will have lots of fun meeting fantastic new people whilst supporting the South Leeds community.

Volunteering For Young People

Young people have always been at the centre of The Hunslet Club, which is why it is important to help develop their skills. Volunteering is an extremely beneficial way for young people to gain real-world experience in the workplace, which will help enhance your CV. 

Whether you are looking for a University or College Placement, work experience, or you are interested in volunteering to increase your confidence and advance your future career, The Hunslet Club can help. 

One of our young people in The Hunslet Club kitchen cutting vegetables and learning new cooking skills
Volunteering For Young People: The Hunslet Club Kitchen

Volunteering is also an excellent opportunity for young people and students to learn, develop, increase knowledge, and gain workplace experience. It can enhance your CV and help improve your confidence. Volunteering your time and skills to help others is not just hugely satisfying; it can also teach you skills that are invaluable to potential employers in the future. You will also be working alongside people who are very knowledgeable and experienced, which can help guide you on your career path. 

As long as you have enthusiasm, we have a volunteer opportunity for you. We have a variety of roles which you can undertake: 

  • Sports Coaching (Football, Boxing, Rugby etc.) 
  • Gymnastics Coaching
  • Dance Coaching
  • Youth Club Support
  • Activity Camp Support
  • Canteen Support 
  • Helping at club events
  • Fundraising support
  • Bar work (age applies) 

Corporate Volunteering

Corporate Volunteering - our young people at The Hunslet Club
Our young people at The Hunslet Club

In addition to volunteering for young people, you can volunteer with your company is a great way to impact a new generation and impart your skills, expertise, and knowledge. You can also change the lives of young people, inspire them to follow a new career path and help them reach their full potential. 

Whether it’s a team building volunteer day you’re interested in or have specific skills, you would like to offer to help our young members, we will welcome you to the team.

If you’re an organisation that wants to do something positive and give back to the local community, then we would love to hear from you! We have plenty of opportunities to choose from for every group wanting to lend a hand! 

Where to start 

If you have a clear idea of the kind of session and volunteer work you would like to be involved in, you can begin by researching your chosen area on our website. Look at our timetable to see what sessions we have throughout the week or check out our events page to see what upcoming events you can volunteer at this year. 

Please email alex.erdinc@hunsletclub.org.uk for all enquiries or if you have any questions you have relating to volunteering. You can also check out our volunteer Facebook Page here.

Volunteer Spotlight 

Our website has an entire page dedicated to our wonderful collection of volunteers. You can check out the volunteer spotlight each month, and maybe you will get featured when you volunteer with us.

See who the volunteer spotlight is shining on this month here.