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Upcycling Volunteers

Upcycling Volunteers
Disability Action Yorkshire
Description of the role:

Working with disabled younger people (16+) and adults in our furniture painting and restoration workshop. Enabling them to develop skills in this area as well as having fun learning!

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Painting / furniture restoration / upcycling. Some experience of teaching / training would be advantageous but not essential.

Practical information:

Ideally we are looking for a commitment of a couple of hours a week based on the needs of the service. Full induction and ongoing training provided. We are based very close to Hornbeam Park railway station and Leeds Road bus services.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 16+, Age 17+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Unit i4A
Hornbeam Park Oval
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 20.06.2018
Organisation Information

We provide a variety of activities and services, all with the aim of increasing independence. We run a residential care home for younger adults (18 -65) with physical disabilities. We are experienced in providing support to people with a range of physical disabilities, although we do not provide nursing care. We provide a home care service for adults from the age of 18 in which includes personal care, domestic tasks and companionship. Our Training Service aims to train disabled people in all of the skills required to gain paid employment or volunteering opportunities.

We offer advice and practical support on helping someone to live their life more independently, including advice on Assistive Technology.

Our Buddying Scheme matches volunteers to enable people to achieve personal life goals, whatever they may be.

We provide fully accessible holiday accommodation in a beautiful lodge in the Lincolnshire Wolds. Our Furniture Enterprise sells pre-used, quality furniture, on a commission basis, to the general public.

Charity number: 1044373