Hackspace Helper

Volunteer Opportunity

Hack Oldham is a non-profit co-working and makerspace giving the people of Oldham and surrounding areas affordable access to space and resources for work, education and play.

Our mission statement is simple to “enable people to do things” and we are looking for volunteers who can assist with that.


Our co-working and maker space is open daily and receives a growing number of visitors who all come for their own reasons, we need people in the space who can help them get the best possible experience from their visit.

Description of tasks

  • Greet Visitors
  • Answer the phone
  • Give tours of the space
  • Basic administration
  • Assist members where possible with projects
  • Act as fire warden (With Training)
  • Act as first aider (With Training)
  • Open/Close the building.

Time commitment

Minimum of 4 hours per week
At a mutually convenient time between 9am and 9pm

Skills required

Excellent telephone manner and people skills, basic computer literacy is a bonus. Outgoing, friendly and proactive character. Be comfortable volunteering within a group or by yourself. Good communication skills. Being able to use your own initiative but be able to ask for help when you need

Training and Support

Induction to organisation Full training on all aspects of the role. Regular updates on organisational activities. Support, advice and guidance, from Volunteer Coordinator


All out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed


  • Free membership of the space
  • Free training on all equipment
  • Free Tea & Coffee
  • Free co-working/internet access
  • Lot’s of time to work on your own projects.