Upcycler/Reupholster

  • VO80861


Description

Based at our warehouse and working as part of a team we would like you to use your skills to minimise our waste. This could range from basic maintenance of furniture to recreating something new from old. While we understand that sometimes working on your own might be a preferred activity it would be great if you could also share your skill with our employees, trainees or volunteers.

We usually organise PAT testing training once a year – so if you have access to an ITA account there is an opportunity to learn and practice the skills gained. In addition to this, we also have access to a variety of other free training opportunities such as First Aid and customer service.

Organisation aims and objectives

PUSH is a charitable organisation which promotes person centred planning as we work for inclusion for people with learning disabilities. We are a small, dedicated & friendly team of staff & volunteers who work hard to help people with learning difficulties, their families, carers & support staff.

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Restrictions

Experience required: An understanding of working with people with learning disabilities/additional support needs, however training and support is available
Travel details: The warehouse is located about 20 – 30 minutes from town. A bus can take you to a point on Edinburgh Road with a 10-minute walk thereafter. There is parking available and a place to leave a bike. Any travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are paid
Taster available: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 3 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.