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Upcycling Volunteer

  • VO75175


Restore, recycle and rejuvenate donated furniture in order to sell in our shops and in doing so: a) Help to fund the work we do eradicating homelessness b) Make positive steps toward sustainability c) Learn, and share, useful and transferable skills with the group. This can include painting, repairs, decoupage, re-upholstering and more.

Organisation aims and objectives

Bethany Christian Trust exists to relieve the suffering and meet the long-term needs of homeless and vulnerable people. Our vision is that through Christian love in action homelessness will be reduced and vulnerable people empowered to live independently within society. Bethany operates services that take people from homelessness through to managing their own tenancy and building positive friendships.










The group currently runs between 1pm and 2:30pm on a Tuesday afternoon.


Experience required: No prior knowledge is required, though volunteers should be enthusiastic, willing to learn and ready share any expertise they have. The group is a place to develop existing skills and hone new ones.
Travel details: Our warehouse in Leith.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: expenses paid in accordance with our Out of pocket and Expenses Policy for volunteers
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Induction, training and support provided.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago