Get Involved

Originally built in 1925, Central Hall was created to be a welcoming place for all, and throughout the years it has continued to be used to provide entertainment and social care to the local community. Find out how you can get involved in and support our work in the local region.

Work For Us

Central Hall Roles

We're recruiting for a range of roles needed to support the variety of activities taking place across our venue:

Caretaker/Handy Person: These roles will cover either early morning or early evening hours and be responsible for the opening or closing of Central Hall and Hope Community School. They will need to undertake maintenance/caretaking activities and ensure that Central Hall and the school are safe and maintained to an excellent standard throughout the week. We are looking for reliable, hands-on people with strong DIY skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a small team. 

Cleaners: To cover either early morning or evening hours to ensure that all areas are clean and tidy, both in Hope Community School and Central Hall, in preparation for daily activities. The ideal candidate(s) will be a reliable person with previous professional cleaning experience and the ability to work to very high standards.

Please email for more information or for an application form, person specification and job description for any of these positions.  All posts will require a safer recruitment process, which will include an enhanced DBS check. We are looking to recruit for these positions as soon as possible, so please get your applications in quickly. 

New Community is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

Volunteer With Us

One way you can support our work in the local community is by volunteering some of your time at one of our upcoming events. 

We’re always looking for helpers who are as passionate about Southampton’s community as we are. With stewarding, catering and technical teams, there are plenty of places for you to lend your skills and get involved. Plus you'll get to meet some great people and be part of some really exciting events!

For more information about our current volunteering opportunities, please contact our events team.


Learn About Our Projects

Find out more about the charitable organisations and initiatives we support.

Central Hall is owned by registered charity/non-profit organisation, New Community Network.

We follow charitable objectives in everything we do to support education, promote the arts and help those in need. 


Hope Community School

As the first mainstream free school in Southampton, Hope Community School is a brand new, innovative and exciting addition to our local community.

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New Community Kibera

New Community Kibera is a non-profit organisation which works to support practical development in one of the world's largest slum areas.

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Community Café

Central Hall is home to the Community Café each Sunday, which offers food and friendship to people in need, including those who are homeless or vulnerably-housed.

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