Volunteer Handy Person

  • VO85581


Description

The Remakey is a shop where used and refurbished funiture is available for new homes. The Remakery is a project within Alloa Community Enterprises, a social enterprise with the main aim of the advancement of environmental protection/improvement. Alloa Community Enterprises do this by taking donations of preloved furniture, and sorting it for sale or recycling, ultimately diverting it from landfill.

What’s involved?
Are you handy with a paintbrush or screwdriver, or simply enjoy ‘fixing things’? Would you like to work with us to help your local community? If so, Alloa Community Enterprise's Remakery is looking for someone who would be willing to volunteer to help support our Remakery.
Within the role you would be required to undertake general painting and decoration tasks. This can include carrying out any basic carpentry / furniture repair work and installing fixtures and furnishings that have been donated to the Remakery. The volunteer can expect to be assisting in the moving of larger items. The volunteer will take responsibility for their own health and safety.
Ideally, the volunteer will have experience of painting, decorating and general repair work, or simply have a passion for DIY and recycling/upcycling.

What’s in it for you?
The opportunity to volunteer in a fun and dynamic environment, and the chance to share and put your existing skills and ideas to good use. Learn and develop new skills through training opportunities.

This role will suit people who:
• Can communicate effectively with staff, other volunteers, and members of the public
• Can communicate and engage with people of all ages, races, cultures and abilities
• Is reliable, confident, and responsible
• Has enthusiasm and a patient and approachable manner
• Is able to follow instructions
• Is able to work on their own initiative

Alloa Community Enterprises is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. Applicants will be required to become a member of the PVG scheme.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide such services as may be connected with the improvement and/or protection of the environment for the benifit of the community. Provide jobs, training and volunteering to local people. Help Clacks residents purchase good-quality furniture at affordable prices. Committed to protecting the environment by reducing furniture disposal to landfill. To make donations (whether by way of gift aid or otherwise), and/or provide other forms of support, to Alloa Enterprises Ltd (and that irrespective of whether the provision of such support advances the interest of the company)

Restrictions

Alloa Community Enterprises are committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. Applicants will be required to become a member of the PVG scheme. The volunteer can expect to be assisting in DIY, taking responsibility for their safety.
Experience required: Ideally, the volunteer will have experience of painting, decorating and general repair work, or simply have a passion for DIY and recycling/upcycling.
Minimum age: 16

Last updated 10 days ago

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