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Upcycling Volunteers

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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

Disability Action Yorkshire works with disabled people, providing a range of options and practical solutions which include:
During the coronavirus outbreak a Conversation Line on 01423 855410 (Mon – Fri 9am - 4pm) is for anyone living with a disability who would like a friendly chat. The team are also delivering jigsaws free of charge to anyone isolating.

Personal care and support for younger physically disabled people at our residential facility 34 Claro Road
A personal assistance service working with disabled people within their own homes and the local community
Training for younger disabled people and adults in the skills required for employment, life skills and accredited courses, this is linked to a furniture warehouse selling pre-used, quality furniture, on a commission basis, to the general public
Our Enterprise Training Project aims to provide disabled people with the skills and knowledge to become self employed.
Offering advice and practical support on helping someone to live their life more independently, including advice on assistive technology
A buddying scheme matches volunteers to enable people to achieve personal life goals, whatever they may be
Our Think Access project we work with local businesses and community leaders with the aim of making Harrogate totally accessible
Fully accessible holiday accommodation in a beautiful lodge in the Lincolnshire Wolds
We also have a spacious meeting room for hire.

Charity number: 1044373

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