CLOSING DATE: Ongoing LOCATION: Emmaus Preston TYPE: Voluntary

Handy with your hands? Good at repairs? Confident at keeping buildings and vehicles in tip top condition? Then get involved as a Maintenance Volunteer to put your skills to good use and help Emmaus Preston, a charity supporting formerly homeless people.

Main duties:

  • Painting and decorating
  • Basic joinery
  • Basic electrical work
  • Plumbing
  • Ground works
  • Oil and filter changes
  • Cleaning the vehicles
  • Basic bodywork repairs

Skills required:

  • We’re looking for a dedicated individual with good DIY skills
  • Ability to carry out basic building maintenance duties
  • Knowledge of vehicle safety checks
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and a positive, can do attitude.

Time commitment:

We are looking for a volunteer that will commit to at least 1 day per week (9:30am-4pm). The days will need to fall between Monday and Friday but we can be flexible in terms of what day(s) these will be.

Training, support and benefits:

  • As an Emmaus volunteer you will be given a full induction when you start.
  • A staff member and companion will support you throughout your time as a volunteer.
  • We will offer you an opportunity to develop your skills and experience for a worthwhile cause.
  • We will look to provide further training where possible.
  • We will provide you with dinner and travel expenses on the days that you volunteer.

So if your interested in giving your time and gaining experience in as a Maintenance Volunteer contact Karen on 01772 796622 or e-mail karen@emmauspreston.org.uk