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  • Men's Shed Session Assistant
    with St Andrews Men's Shed

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO70174 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:St Andrews Men's Shed is a newly established self-help group that meets on a Tuesday morning at a bespoke workshop at the back of the Botanic Gardens in St Andrews. The Shed is looking for help with supervising a variety of practical projects.
    St Andrews Men's Shed is a place open to all men over the age of 18, voluntarily run by the men where we can socialise and work on projects or hobbies. It is a place to help others or get help, play a game of cards, relax over a tea or coffee, have a laugh with new and old friends and maybe create something for yourself or your community. We undertake a variety of projects such as building and installing benches for the Botanics, repairing old mechanical gardening equipment or making wooden objects for sale at Craigtoun Fayres.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:The Chair of the Men's Shed is a time served joiner and has had experience organising and managing work teams for the MoD and will provide help and support for volunteers.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Must be able to communicate and work with other people.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Only a few members are PVG cleared.

    Application process:Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place at the back of the Botanic Gardens, St Andrews (KY16 8AL). Parking available on site and pedestrian access via the Botanics or old viaduct.

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

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