Nail Technician Volunteer

Please note: This role is only needed for the Christmas period

You will contribute to ending homelessness by

Our Crisis nail bar gives guests a chance to feel pampered and confident and, along with salon and massage, is one of our busiest and most popular services. 

Nail technicians offer a shape, buff and polish service and can also offer hand massages. We do not offer shellac or nail extensions.

What you will gain

  • You will have the opportunity to be part of a volunteer led team making a real difference to the lives of homeless people over the Christmas period   
  • The opportunity to share existing or develop new skills in a friendly and supportive environment   
  • Access to relevant Crisis at Christmas training events 
  • Support and advice from Crisis at Christmas staff team    
  • Experience in running activities
  • A platform for building confidence   
  • Skills and knowledge in providing services for homeless people

Core tasks

Your tasks may include:

  • You will be part of the Activities and Wellbeing Team team along with Hairdressers, Sports, Wellbeing and Massage Volunteers and overseen by Activity Organisers.   
  • Our training will show you what to expect when offering nail technician services in our Christmas centres.


  • Professional nail technicians
  • People who are enthusiastic about making our guests feel good
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with vulnerable guests
  • A positive attitude and the ability to be friendly and welcoming to guests who may not have visited a nail bar before
  • Ability to work with the Shift Team and report any potential issues to the shift leader
  • Ability to deliver Crisis at Christmas services in a fair manner ensuring that the safety of the guests and volunteers is of paramount importance at all times
  • Be a positive role model for all volunteers exhibiting behaviours outlined in the Volunteers Code of Conduct


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 12/10/2023

End Date: 08/12/2023

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

Availability Details

11th December 9:30am-4:30pm


City House,
1 City Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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