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The Centre

The Centre

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Volunteer Programme

St George's Community Centre recognises the value of volunteers and aims to provide local people with constructive and relevant volunteering opportunities to help enable them gain new skills and experiences as well as create new friendships.

If you have any spare time at all, whether it be an hour or more, and are willing and able to help out then drop into the Centre or ring us.

We have many different roles available below-(just click over the blue words for further description of role):

Driver for Dragon Community Transport Car Driver & Minibus Driver

Nursery Helper Nursery Helper

Kitchen Assistant Kitchen Assistant

BiLi (cycling project) assistant BiLi Assistant

And many more…….

Room Hire

St George’s Community Centre is a warm, welcoming modern building close to Wakefield City Centre & just by motorway links.

We have a variety of rooms and spaces available to hire, whether it’s for a group activity, training session, seminar, interviewing, on a one-off or regular basis.

We have an IT suite and training rooms with laptops and Wi-Fi connection, OHP’s, flip charts, multimedia projector, TV, video/DVD, and whiteboards.

We also have more generous rooms suitable for larger conferences and seminars.

Whatever the purpose of your meeting we can adapt the layout and facilities of the room to suit your individual needs.

The building has disabled access, toilets and offers free parking.

As well as offering tea, coffee and refreshments our Coffee Shop staff can provide catering services. Please ask for details when booking.

We have office space to let at reasonable rates. This includes office and all office desks. Contact the community centre to find out prices.

Contact us for more information.

Get a Job

The “Get a Job” project delivers tailored help to people, young people and those disabled being alongside them in their search for work or self-employment.

This includes CV rewriting, supported completion of applications, sourcing vacancies, proactively contacting employers, taking to interviews and scoping business ideas.

Currently, we offer a work club which is on Monday’s 1-4pm. We have also recently employed a work advisor to give more specific help to individuals and offer additional sessions.

Work Club Monday 1-4pm

Job Search * CV Writing * Online Applications * Training Courses * Careers Advice * Guidance * FREE use of the internet for job search *

CV Workshop

CV Workshop @ St George’s Fridays 9am-4pm

Sign up for Universal Job Match and learn how to use it

Develop or improve your CV and upload

Create a useable email account

Personal Aims (interview skills, ICT skills)

Maths/English assessment

Identify current skills

By the end of the session you will have developed or improved the basic tools required by JCP for job searching

Please book a place if you are interested in this training.

Call 01924 369631 to book a place or call in & see us

Free Counselling

St George's Community Centre are working with the Well Women Centre to offer FREE Counselling.

On Mondays by appointment only for women aged 16+ at St George's Community Centre

If you are interested in this service please contact us on 01924 211114 or ask at St George's reception.

Age Uk Wakefield District

St George's Community Centre are working in partnership with Age Uk Wakefield District

Supporting older people in the community- working in partnership offering information, advice and support for people over 50

Call in to St George’s Community Centre to request a referral alternatively, visit the Drop-In service held:first Friday every month 11am to 2pm

Providing individual help on many issues such as:

pensions & benefits/making your home safe & secure/accessing social activities/advocacy/finding the care you need/caring for family members

For more information please ring:

St George’s Community Centre on 01924 369631 or Age UK Wakefield District on 01977 552114

Dragon Community Transport

St George's will be hiring the minibus with a driver included. The minibus has 17 seats, one for the driver and 16 passengers.

It can accommodate two manual wheelchairs or one electric, please note this effects seating capacity.

The costs to hire the minibus are £16 per hour for non-members and £15 per hour for members.

Dragon Community Transport are asking groups/hirers to become members at a yearly cost of £10.

You can become a member of Dragon Community Transport by completing the form here-Membership Form and read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions-Terms and Conditions

If you would like to download the booking form please do so here-Booking Form

Or contact 01924 369631, email via the contact us form or call into the Centre

Staff

Staff at St George's Community Centre The Centre Staff

Board of Trustees

The Centre Board of Trustees