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Local homelessness organisations Stay, Maninplace and YMCA are looking for a handyman or women to carry out general DIY tasks in the flats/houses that we manage in Telford.
Please get in touch if you are able to offer some time to help us maintain the accommodation offered to the people we help.
You would be required to undertake internal and external DIY tasks such as repairs and maintenance. This could include building flat pack furniture, hanging pictures, putting up curtain poles, minor plumbing and electrical tasks, painting & decorating etc.
Volunteer Responsibilities (the main tasks that the volunteer will be expected to carry out)
Internal and external DIY tasks such as repairs and maintenance. This could include building flat pack furniture, hanging pictures, putting up curtain poles, minor plumbing and electrical tasks, painting & decorating etc.
Time Commitment (days/hours to be covered by the volunteer)
Days/times can be agreed upon successful application and can be flexible to suit the volunteer.
Skills / Personal Qualities Required (e.g. communication, IT literate, specialist knowledge, non-judgemental etc.)
The ability and experience to carry out a wide range of DIY tasks.
Benefits (what the volunteer will get from this opportunity)
Volunteering has benefits for the individual. It provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge, it can increase social skills and self-confidence and can be a stepping stone for employment.
You will be given a certificate to mark your achievements during placements and references can be provided.