Events Volunteers

Gain great personal satisfaction, since you have the opportunity to demonstrate social impact and make a positive difference to improving the life opportunities of those that are homeless and sleeping rough in our Town. Join a fantastic team of committed individuals to support Threshold’s Mission and eliminate homelessness in Swindon. Across the year we hold numerous events and activities, for adults and children, enabling us to engage with thousands of people every year. Help is sought for a variety of tasks, all of which contribute to the smooth running of events.  We would love for you to join us. Register your expression of interest to help and join us delivery a positive difference.

Interested? Email


Online Fundraiser Volunteer

As a small charity, we rely on donations we receive from generous members of the public. The online fundraiser volunteer will help the charity raise vital funds by organising online sales, using social media & free resale sites to encourage donations and any other innovative way they could think of to boost donations!

Key responsibilities:

  • Organising online donations and selling products to raise funds through social media and free resale sites
  • Identifying & leveraging opportunities to maximise online sales potential
  • Using simple photography skills to visually promote items to potential customers
  • Utilising product knowledge to create accurate and appealing written content on our web based listing tools
  • Evaluating items value and setting the prices effectively

Key skills:

  • Good IT skills
  • Basic photography skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to work within THL’s guidelines
  • Experience of working on own initiative and as part of a team

Opportunities for the volunteer:

  • Experience in online fundraising
  • Training and guidance will be provided
  • Work with Threshold Housing Link to reduce homelessness

If you are interested in this position, please complete the volunteer application below and send it back via email to or via post to "Volunteer recruitment", Threshold Housing Link, 2nd Floor, 1 John Street, Swindon, SN1 1RT



We are currently looking for new people with the expertise, time and enthusiasm to become a Trustee/Director of the charity. We hope to attract reliable and committed people to join the small, friendly and purposeful group of trustee/directors at a very exciting time in the organisation’s history.

We are looking to strengthen our Board with dynamic voluntary Trustees with skills and expertise in Human Resources, Marketing, Finance, Fundraising and Law, however other skills /sectors would also be welcome. You will be joining a Board, with extensive business experience, and you will play a key role in driving forward the charity’s strategic direction. If selected to join our Trustee/Director group your commitment will be to attend:

  • Monthly directors meetings including an AGM
  • A sub committee group of your particular interest or skill related
  • One board development day each year

As a Trustee/Director you will help the senior Management Team make important decisions regarding the recruitment of senior members of staff, budget allocation, project development and premise acquisitions. In addition, they hold the charity to account for its actions and support its development by asking challenging questions and ensuring progress is being made and systems maintained. Becoming a Trustee/Director of Threshold Housing Link, Swindons leading homeless charity, is a fantastic opportunity to learn and apply transferable skills, gain experience in areas such as project management, recruitment and budget control whilst doing something great for the community at the same time.


Status of Post: Unpaid voluntary position (expenses will be paid).


Location: Board meetings are held at the charity’s premises, 1 John Street, Swindon Wiltshire SN1 1RT

To request an application pack please contact Threshold Housing Link via email to or by writing, marking the envelope PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL to:


Graeme Willis 


Threshold Housing Link

2nd Floor, 1 John Street

Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 1RT


Relief Resettlement Worker

Threshold is currently seeking to increase its bank of relief resettlement workers to work at Culvery Court, a direct access hostel for single homeless men.

This is a relief position that :

  • covers shift in the rota during staff absences / shortages
  • could be called on a short notice when required, but will be given as much notice as possible
  • will also cover overnight sleep-in duties
  • offers an hourly rate of £8.90p = £75.65p for a day shift & £128.80p for a nightshift, inclusive of sleep-in allowance. A weekend enhancement of (@1.25) also applies
  • provides a paid induction period & training opportunities

Please review the resettlement worker job description, and person specification and if you feel you have the skills and attributes to fulfil this role then download and complete the job application form. Send it to

All applications will be reviewed as received.

Swindon // 1 John Street // SN1 1RT