Thank you for your interest in volunteering. There are a huge range of activities on at St Leonard’s and we are always looking for people who are willing to help out! We are immensely grateful for all the hard work of our volunteers, and we know that they get a great deal out of it too. Did you know that volunteering is good for you, and brings many other benefits?

At St Leonard’s we want to help people to volunteer in their areas of interest and experience. Not sure what might work for you? Email the Rector and arrange to meet up and explore what might be a good fit for you.

We are also committed to ensuring St Leonard’s is a safe church for all. This includes our children, young people or vulnerable adults, and it includes you as well. Therefore, if you wish to offer yourself as a volunteer, we ask you to fill in this application form (pdf)

Here are just some of the ways and areas you could volunteer:

  • Serving coffee
  • Reading the Bible at services
  • Leading prayers
  • Being a server at services
  • Welcome team
  • Bellringers
  • Drama – in Open the Book!
  • Children and young people
  • Supporting refugees
  • Older people
  • IT support, website and digital communication
  • Pastoral support
  • Catering and socials
  • Church cleaning
  • Fundraising
  • Church Watch – people who open the church for the public each day
  • Flower arranging
  • Homeless support
  • Foodbank volunteer
  • Wheelchair users support
  • Lifts