Volunteering at Sheldon centre

Volunteers are central to the life and ministry of Sheldon

If you would like to play a part in making Sheldon such a special place for so many people, do consider offering some time as a volunteer.

Workparty volunteering

  • Residential
  • Open to everyone
  • Practical jobs for a wide range of skills and abilities
  • Set events during the year
  • Combining work and liturgy
  • More information

Hospitality volunteering 

  • Practical domestic care for guests in residence
  • Supporting the Sheldon Housekeeping team
  • Applicants carefully selected, references taken up
  • Residential for a programme event week
  • More information

Reception volunteering

  • Regular commitment (one or two half days per week)
  • Supporting the Sheldon Administration team
  • Friendly assistance to callers to the Sheldon Reception
  • Helping with clerical duties
  • Applicants selected by interview and trained
  • More information

Garden volunteering

  • Helping care for some of Sheldon's borders and shrubberies
  • Regular commitment from a half day per week
  • Reasonable knowledge of gardening needed

Theatre volunteering

  • Stewarding and other roles on theatre concert nights in July
  • Minimum commitment 3 nights ~ 6pm - 11pm
  • Help us care for hundreds of people enjoying a night out