Upskill and Upcycle Volunteer
We are looking for volunteers who would be interested in supporting workshops taking place as part of our Upskill and Upcycle series generously funded by Community Foundation Wales. These workshops aim to address the cost of living crisis through giving participants skills in repairing, making and upcycling to save money and prevent more items entering landfill.
What does the role involve:
Volunteers will support workshop leaders in delivery of their courses. These could involve sewing, tool sharpening, visible mending or repairing household items. The role will involve helping to set up and then clean up after the workshop, laying out chairs / tables, making teas and coffees for participants and lending encouragement or support where needed.
Workshops are happening between January and August 2024. Some will be weekdays and others may be Saturdays. The workshops will last between 3 and 6 hours in total. We will send a list of opportunities and you can sign up for as many as you wish.
What kind of person might enjoy this role:
Someone sociable who enjoys meeting new people.
Someone with some knowledge of sewing / mending, textiles, tool sharpening or household item repair or someone keen to learn!
Someone with a passion for upcycling and reusing items to cope with the cost of living crisis and to stop items entering landfill.
What can we offer:
A friendly welcome along with tea, coffee and biscuits. A chance to meet other local people.
We have a small budget to assist with transport costs where needed.
You can claim tempo time credits when you volunteer with us
How to apply:
We will send your our registration forms to complete and add you to our volunteers mailing list for the Upskill and Upcycle project. Once we have put our programme of activities in place we will get in touch with a list of possible opportunities.
Join us as part of our volunteer gardening team. This role would suit someone who likes being outside, enjoys working in the garden, being with nature, growing fruit and vegetables or is keen to learn.
What does the role involve?
Growing plants from seed
Pruning and tidying plants
Time commitment: Flexible - this role can work around your commitments. It could be a couple of hours a month or a weekly commitment.
What can we offer: Tea and coffee is provided, we have gardening tools and gloves available on site. Learning from the expertise of CARE staff members and other gardening volunteers.
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