Sewing Group Volunteer

  • VO72100


Description

Helm is a charity based in Dundee which provides a creative, supportive learning service for people, in particular young people, who may face difficult barriers to developing sustainable careers. We encourage young people to strive for positive results and over 70% reach positive destinations.
We want to start a new sewing group and would like a volunteer from our community to come in to teach these skills to interested students
Helm are currently looking for an individual who is comfortable with young people from the age of 15-16 who are interested in learning how to sew, knit or crochet, or who already enjoy these skills and would like to work alongside someone who can support and encourage their interest. Ideally you would be available regularly for an hour or two a week on a Thursday morning. All craft materials will be supplied.
You will be based at our centre in Dundee (just off the Seagate near the bus station) and will work alongside our experienced staff team.

Organisation aims and objectives

Provision of employment and life skills training to disadvantaged young people and young parents. Promotion of healthy living lifestyle. Training and personal development courses for young people / parents. A range of social enterprise activities to support programme and generate incomes. Garden project selling plants, garage project carrying out car maintenance and valeting.

Restrictions

Experience required: Just a good ability with either sewing, knitting or crochet, and to be a friendly approachable person with a genuine interest in working with young people.
Travel details: Besides the Seagate bus station
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Yes, if agreed in advance, and either 40p per mile for use of own car, or reimbursement of public transport.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago

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