Cowgate Community Centre Volunteer Caretaker / Handyman

A caretaker plays a key role in making sure a building and its grounds are secure and in good condition at all times. Being available to repair and maintain the centres both inside and out, making them safe for the users.


  • Cleaning the grounds and inside buildings
  • Repairing equipment
  • Preparing rooms for meetings and events
  • Gardening and performing landscape duties
  • General maintenance of buildings - changing light bulbs, putting shelving up


  • Being courteous and honest
  • Being reliable
  • Good Communication skills
  • Being able to follow health and safety regulations
  • Experience in minor repairs and maintaining small equipment
  • Gardening skills would be advantageous


  • Ongoing support
    There will be a supervisory member of staff each day.
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 23/01/2023

End Date: 01/01/2025

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

We encourage 2 shifts per month but are grateful for any gift of time you can offer. Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm


Cowgate Community Centre,
Houghton Ave.,
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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