Lightburn Elderly Association Project - R:evolve Recycle

Charity registered in Scotland SC024196

R:evolve Recycle is the latest project to be brought to you by LEAP, which has been enhancing the lives of older people in South Lanarkshire since 1992.
Servicing Cambuslang, Rutherglen and Hamilton, this innovative intergenerational project aims to cut C02e and waste by offering a range of services and activities which prolong the life of clothes and textiles We offer creative and exciting volunteering opportunities by sharing the skills and life experience of older people within the community, whilst bringing back a ‘make do and mend’ culture.


Current opportunities

Do boutique clothing shops get you excited? Do haberdasheries make you weak in the knees? Looking to be more eco friendly? Come help us run our unique high street swap shops and eco haberdasheries! As a volunteer R:evolve Swap Shop Assistant you will: • Welcome and assist customers. • Weigh / check donations and calculate points to customers. • Sort and prepare donations for display. • Help keep the shop clean and tidy. • Handle cash sales for our haberdashery and workshop materials. • Display clothing, accessories, and materials to make the shop attractive. • Follow shop and organisation procedures and policies. • Promote the goals of the R:evolve project to customers. • Attend occasional training refreshers and review meetings as required. PLEASE APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE BY VISITING: www.revolve-recycle.co.uk/volunteer-sign-up-form

Do boutique clothing shops get you excited? Do haberdasheries make you weak in the knees? Looking to be more eco friendly? Come help us run our unique high street swap shops and eco haberdasheries! As a volunteer R:evolve Swap Shop Assistant you will: • Welcome and assist customers. • Weigh / check donations and calculate points to customers. • Sort and prepare donations for display. • Help keep the shop clean and tidy. • Handle cash sales for our haberdashery and workshop materials. • Display clothing, accessories, and materials to make the shop attractive. • Follow shop and organisation procedures and policies. • Promote the goals of the R:evolve project to customers. • Attend occasional training refreshers and review meetings as required. PLEASE APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE BY VISITING: www.revolve-recycle.co.uk/volunteer-sign-up-form

Passionate about sustainable fashion? Do you love finding charity shop treasures? Do you have an eye for bringing tired clothing back to life as something new? Are you a dab hand on a sewing machine? Our Roots volunteers work behind the scenes to ensure our shops and clothing banks are stocked, our online shop and social media look amazing, and our mission reaches a wider audience. Departments and duties could be: Sorting Space: • Sort, steam, and prepare donations. • Identify items to be sold in our online shop, added to our referral packs, or upcycled for our community Learn Workshops. • Prep clothing for events, displays, and photographing. • Sort, price, and package items to be sold in our Haberdasheries. • Carry out basic textile repair e.g., zip replacement, seam mending. Only assigned to volunteers who feel comfortable doing so. Social Media/Depop: • Style and photograph clothing and textiles. • Perform online research. • Package and organise items to be shipped. • Create website and social media content. Administrative: • Perform data entry tasks. • Help prepare mailers and other promotional materials. • Assist with event set up and coordination. PLEASE APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE BY VISITING: www.revolve-recycle.co.uk/volunteer-sign-up-form