Being a volunteer gives me a sense of achievement, company, I feel part of a team and learn new skills. I enjoy being a part of the community.

– Volunteer

Why Volunteer at Back on the Map?

At Back on the Map volunteers are the heart of our team. We strive to put local people at the centre of delivering and steering the project. Local people are on our Board, user committee and run groups and services, such as the community library, cinema and book clubs, games afternoons, sewing and singing. 

Volunteer Opportunities

A little look at some of the volunteer vacancies we have, if you believe you have the skills why not join our team?

  • Reception Cover
  • Library Monitor
  • Centre Key Holder
  • Group Leader
  • Events Assistant
  • IT Buddies
  • Cinema Club

Contact the team on 0191 514 7844 or email

Our Strategic Objectives

Back on the Map works in the heart of the community to empower the people of Hendon to build;

  • A Better Place
  • A Stronger Community
  • An Influencing Role for Residents

Our Core Values

A little insight into what is important to us here at Back on the Map;

  • Quality and Excellence in all we do
  • Respect and Empowerment
  • Promoting Equality and Mutual Respect
  • Valuing People
  • Operating with Honesty and Integrity
  • Individual and Community Responsibility
  • Delivering Positive Experience
  • Passion to Make Positive Impact
  • Involving and Consulting Meaningfully
  • Caring and Professional at all Times