CLOSING DATE: Ongoing LOCATION: Emmaus Cambridge TYPE: Volunteer

Are you an experienced and qualified PAT tester?

We are looking for a volunteer who can work alongside our companions to PAT test electrical donations, which will then be sold within our social enterprise.

Main duties:

  • To work alongside companions function and PAT testing household electrical goods.
  • To accurately record and label tested items.
  • To price electrical items
  • To identify high value items

Skills required:

  • Experience and knowledge of PAT testing.
  • An understanding of household electrical goods.
  • Teamwork and people skills.
  • The ability to encourage and empower companions
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and a positive attitude.
  • A can-do personality
  • Eager to support and contribute to the wider team (companions, staff and volunteers)

Time commitment:

We are looking for a volunteer that will commit to at least 1 day per week. We can be flexible in terms of what day(s)/hours, our community is open Monday – Saturday 9am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 4pm.

Training, support, and benefits:

  • As an Emmaus Cambridge volunteer, you will be given a full induction when you start
  • A member of staff will support you throughout your time as a volunteer
  • We will provide training, including Health & Safety
  • We offer an opportunity to develop your skills and experience and improve your CV
  • We will pay for volunteer travel expenses
  • Help to build your confidence
  • We will provide you with lunch in our community on the days that you volunteer.
  • Be part of a vibrant Community
  • You will receive 50% off all item sold in our shop


To apply please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. Once you have completed our Volunteer Application Form, please email the form to Graham Haynes our Operations Manager [email protected]

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