Get Involved

Volunteer and training opportunities

If you want to be part of a great bunch of people, care about the environment, and want to do something that gives back socially, volunteering at LWR could be for you! Take a look at the different volunteer roles we have on offer below. Our staff and volunteer team includes people with varied life experiences and histories, and we do our best to accommodate people from all walks of life. So if you have some spare time and want to meet new people while learning new skills and supporting our organisation to run, get in touch for a chat or to apply.

For more information Call Sam on 07783 727334 or email

Work Experience for 18- 25 years olds in the Beeston and Holbeck area

We are launching a new a work experience program for 9, 18- 25 year olds from the Beeston and Holbeck community.
Gain intensive experience and training to help boost your employability!
The project will be run in 6 week blocks, and you will volunteer a 20 hours a week to be on the programme, in which time you will receive:
  • 120 hours of training and work experience
  • Be given the support and opportunity to take your CSCS Qualification and get a CSCS card – Free!
  • Gain Health and Safety training on how to work safely on construction sites
  • Training in safe working practice in vehicles
  • Workshop experience, producing customer orders
  • Retail experience
  • A range of H&S qualifications for their CV (we have access to over 20 micro-certificates)
  • Training on how to safely use hand and power tools
  • Be issued with PPE Equipment which they can keep for starting a new job (boots, helmet, etc)
  • Expenses towards lunch
  • Training and support on how to write a CV, look for a job interview practice.
Get in touch with us at to find out more!

Volunteer Opportunities

We have lots of different volunteer roles at Leeds Wood Recycling, take a look at some of the different positions on offer below!