Volunteering with HIT

Whether you wish to gain experience working in an inclusive environment with people of all ages or assist with productions, front of house, marketing, administration or fundraising.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please use our interactive circle to find FAQs and other questions regarding working for us and the support we offer to volunteers

Can anyone volunteer?
YES! All HIT volunteering opportunities are open to everyone. We also provide excellent opportunities for those interested in community arts or those with an interest in disability and helping to support participants with additional needs such as Autism, ADHD, and Dyspraxia etc.

Volunteer Locations:
We have opportunities across SW Hertfordshire including - Borehamwood, Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage and Harrow.
Benefits of volunteering with HIT:
Voluntary positions at HIT give you the chance to meet new people, make new friends, and gain a wide range of new skills. As well as the following:

- The opportunity to gain rewarding experience working with a charity/ Arts organisation

- An opportunity to work directly with young people and adults on fun, creative projects

- An opportunity to develop your facilitation skills, particularly when working with people with disabilities

- Access to discounted training
What will I be doing?
Volunteers are generally needed to assist at our Children’s, Youth and Adult theatre groups and will work alongside our Workshop Facilitators to support the smooth running of the sessions. You'll join in with the activities and have some fun getting to know all of our participants. You will help support with mobility of participants if needed and provide general encouragement to our slightly shyer members to take part. Should you feel that working within our workshops may not be for you, HIT also has a number of other opportunities that may be of interest including; Front of House, Marketing, Videography, Photography and even fun things that take place backstage at our performances including lighting and sound. We also have opportunities for those with an interest in promoting the work of the charity to attend various promotional events and various fundraising opportunities, such as school fetes and community fairs.
What will I be doing?
- You're able to work with and relate positively to children/ young people / vulnerable adults and that you have a commitment to safeguarding

- You are able to follow instructions from HIT staff and work as part of a team. You are ideally available for a minimum of at least one term (12 weeks)

- Your able to attend relevant training and safeguarding opportunities where applicable

- A commitment to learning and having fun!

Don't just take it from us that volunteering is great. Here is what some of our volunteers say about volunteering at HIT...