On 18 June 2020, Vivacity announced that it is handing its contract back to Peterborough City Council as a direct result of COVID-19. We are now working together to reopen services.  You can find the latest information here.
We fund one of only a few hydro pools in the country available for public use
We facilitate dozens of reading groups, bringing new friends together
Our volunteers gave 17,000 hours of support across the City last year
Over 18,500 people benefited from our specialist rehabilitation classes
30,000 people enjoyed our free Heritage Festival
Our library team brought stories to life with over 3,500 young readers across the City
4000 visitors joined us at our free Once upon a…" festival
We fund 11 community libraries across our City

Why work for us

Contributory pension scheme
Life Assurance
Free gym membership

(and two discounted memberships for family or friends. T&C apply)

Employee support service

Our current roles

See a wide range of roles within libraries, arts, heritage or sports and healthy living, or at our head office. Browse our current vacancies.

Hear what our employees say

“Vivacity is a great place to work, the team feel like family and everyone is working towards the same goal. ”
Steve, Customer Insight & Data Manager
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If we're not currently recruiting for the right role for you, please email us with your CV and details of the role you are looking for.

Volunteer with us

Join our community of volunteers and help us to bring Peterborough to life, through vibrant events,
fun activities and diverse services. Volunteering with Vivacity is dynamic, you will be able to get stuck
in to all sorts of things. From family activity days to heritage events, supporting our
libraries to getting active at our sports sites, there’s something for everyone!

Did you know?
Vivacity volunteering offer opportunities for everyone
Junior volunteers

Volunteering isn’t just for adults, you can volunteer from 14 years old.


Volunteering with Vivacity is ideal for students looking to improve skills or gain experience.


From team training to social days. Vivacity offers great volunteering experiences for companies.

Why Volunteer with Vivacity?

Rewards & Recognition

Enjoy rewards for your hard work

The Vivacity card

Enjoy discounts and offers all year round, including 10% off swimming and special event days.

Ongoing support & care

Receive a welcome pack, as well as training and personal development.

Skills & experience

Enhance your CV, get experiencein a range of sectors, boost confidence and simply ‘feel good’ by giving back to your community.

Hear what our volunteers say

““Vivacity truly values its volunteers - we have regular communications with what is happening within Vivacity, support with training opportunities and invites to social events.””
“There is a wonderful community spirit and I have a sense of accomplishment at the end of each shift. If you ever need a mood or confidence boost, volunteering never fails to provide it.”
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Register your interest or to find out more fill out our short application form
Which Vivacity volunteer are you?