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Volunteering Opportunity: VO71895

  • Upcycling Enthusiast
    with Bennochy Parish Church.

    Created/last updated: 11/06/2019


    About this opportunity:The Green & Quirky Upcycling Project's purpose is to turn old furniture, cast offs, broken stuff into useful, colourful, vibrant items which are sold on social media with the proceeds going to the Church
     •  The opportunity involves woodwork & perhaps some electrical work before items are tested by qualified professionals
     •  In particular the role requires hinges to be attached, small pieces of wood sawn and assembled into small items such as bird boxes, or larger items such as a garden gate
     •  Only hand tools can be used on the premises
     •  Group members are encouraged to fulfil their own ideas and projects rather than be directed
     •  Creativity is welcomed!
    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will receive support from other members of the group and there is no pressure to produce items within a time limit.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    No

    Experience required:No specific skills required.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe project takes place fortnightly at Bennochy Church, Elgin St, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5HR.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.