CLOSING DATE: Ongoing LOCATION: Emmaus Norfolk & Waveney - Nowich TYPE: Volunteer Role

Furniture Upcycling Volunteer – Norwich, Castle Quarter

Main duties:

  • Painting and upcycling furniture
  • Supporting companions with training in painting techniques
  • Photographing upcycled items

Skills required:

  • A can-do personality
  • An understanding of furniture upcycling and painting techniques
  • Eager to support and contribute to the wider team (companions, staff and volunteers)
  • The ability to encourage and empower companions
  • Great communication skills
  • Work with energy, pace and passion
  • Manual handling experience is helpful, but not essential as all necessary training will be provided.
  • If you have steel toe cap boots! But if not, don’t worry, we can provide them!

 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. Availability would need to be during opening times (Tuesday  – Saturday 10am – 4pm).

 Training, support, and benefits:

  • As an Emmaus Norfolk & Waveney volunteer, you will have access to our online volunteer training when you start, including health & safety and safeguarding
  • A member of staff will support you throughout your time as a volunteer
  • 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
  • Be part of a vibrant Community
  • We will provide you with a t-shirt and hoodie
  • You will receive 20% off all items sold in our shop (Not including Brandbank items)

 To apply and for more information, pop into our shop in Castle Quarter, Norwich, or email [email protected]