The Henderson Hub is reliant on volunteers to make it a success – which means we need you to support us to make it happen! 

More information about the roles available are below. If you are interested in volunteering  please do contact us or call the Volunteer Coordinator on 01923 601280 and we will be happy to chat about how you can get involved


MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE  

The Henderson Hub is run and managed by volunteers – and we always on the look out for reliable, enthusiastic people to help with the running of the organisation as we grow our profile and offer across Abbots Langley.

To find out more email us at volunteers@henderson-hub.org.uk or call 01923 601280.

Fundraising Lead

Sitting on our Management Committee, we are seeking a new volunteer to support with fundraising for the charity, helping prepare funding applications and increase contributions from individuals.

We’re committed to increasing the funds we raise from both grants and donations from the local community, and are looking for someone to work alongside our team of volunteers to make this happen.  The role will require you, and/or a team of volunteers around you, which you can build, to;

  • Research and identify suitable grant funders

  • Complete application forms to grant funders

  • Develop and promote the Henderson Hub Friends scheme

  • Identify and manage new opportunities to increase individual donations to the Henderson Hub

  • Manage Gift Aid processes and paperwork.

To undertake this role, you will need to be organised, be able to communicate clearly, and have good IT skills. You will be committed to the aims and objectives of the Henderson Hub and be willing to work closely with other volunteers and staff to achieve shared aims and meet our fundraising goals.  This is a voluntary role, and can be undertaken at a time convenient to you, however as a Management Committee member we ask that you attend the monthly (week day evenings) Management Committee meetings.


Regular volunteering opportunities

More information about our regular volunteering opportunities is set out below - please do get in touch (volunteers@henderson-hub.org.uk or 01923 601280) to find out more!

ELVIRA’S Foyer Volunteers

We need volunteers to help out for two-hour sessions, Monday to Saturdays (Wednesday and Saturday mornings only).

Duties are light and involve helping the smooth running of a the foyer space and answering any questions our visitors might have.  No washing up required thanks to our wonderful dishwasher!

If you would like to spend that time in convivial surroundings with good company and help the Henderson Hub to thrive then please email jenny.dodd@henderson-hub.org.uk or call 01923 601280 (option 4).

Gallery Stewards

  • To be in the exhibitions for around two hours at a time

  • Meet and greet visitors and offer information about the exhibition

  • Ensure the exhibits are not subject to any vandalism or theft

  • Take payment for sales of exhibits and prepare any sales for taking away (training would be given with regard to taking payments and wrapping the exhibits for transport)

Theatre/Film Volunteers

For events at the Hub there are a range of different tasks you can get involved with, including

  • Front of House – meeting and greeting audience members, answering questions and providing other information about the Henderson Hub

  • Aiding audience members to their seats

  • Check tickets, take and handle money on the door

  • Keep neat records of attendance and financial information

  • Refreshments preparation (including making tea before opening up and in the interval)

  • Refreshment sales (know the prices of tea coffee and refreshments, take money and give change to customers)

  • Collect cups/plates wash up and clear away

DIY Maintenance

  • To do small repair jobs including decorating, around the Henderson Hall building

  • To set up and move equipment and furniture as needed

  • Working in groups or as individuals under the direction of the DIY and Maintenance Coordinator

  • Ladder training is mandatory before any ladder usage- this will be provided if required

Theatre Technician 

  • Under the management of the venue manager to rig stage lighting, sound and film equipment for Henderson Hub events and for customers who require help.