Workshop Volunteer

Posted for Livability (Corner Patch/Maesbury Metals)

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Do you have experience in making things? Are you skilled at woodwork, metalwork or just general DIY? Maesbury Metals provides day opportunities for adults with learning disabilities in Oswestry and makes a variety of items for sale in the Corner Patch store or one off bespoke items for individual clients . We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic individuals who could help the people supported by the service from February 2018.

As a Workshop Volunteer you will:

- Use your skills and experience to assist in the making of a wide variety of products.

- Offer practical support and guidance to the people supported including the teaching of new skills.

- Encourage and inspire the people supported in their endeavours

- Ensure everyone is working safely around machinery and the necessary steps are taken to avoid risk.

Skills

- Friendly and approachable and able to build a rapport with the people supported.

- Relevant professional or extracurricular experience in your chosen craft

- Able to support and instruct individuals or groups of people within the workshop.

- Reliability- the continuation of this service will rely on staff and volunteers for its smooth running

- Enthusiasm

- Patience and understanding

Interests

  • Arts, Heritage and Entertainment
  • Disability

Activities

  • Creativity
  • Practical Skills
  • Teaching and Training

Details

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When do I need to be available?

Start Date: 24/11/2017

End Date: 24/11/2018

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Afternoon No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
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Location

21 Maes-Y-Clawdd
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY10 8NN

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