Jewellery, Metalwork, Leatherwork Volunteer
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SummaryCan you volunteer to lead a class/share your skills, usually on a 2:1 basis?
All costs covered, and importantly, you'll be inspiring our incredible members!
Do you enjoy making jewellery, creating from metal or leather? Would you like to share your skills and make a difference? We are looking for volunteers to support Next Steps Recovery Hub members to learn new skills in jewellery making, leatherwork and/or metalwork for enjoyment or to college entry level. Also enabling members to increase their confidence, make a positive contribution to their own ongoing recovery and the wider community and increase their employability.
Ideally this will be on a Thursday or Friday morning in our premises on Oak Street, Norwich.
No groupwork experience is necessary but you do need to be able to encourage everyone to join in and feel comfortable.
Tasks may include, but not limited to:
- Sharing skills and teaching on a 2:1 basis
- possibly support a programme for income generation (if you wish)
- supporting the team to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers and members within the training programme and adherence to Health and Safety requirements
- supporting and motivating individuals
- help in setting up equipment for sessions
Personal qualities are also important such as:-
good listening skills
good communication skills
commitment to recovery principles
What we will provide to volunteers💸 Reimbursement of costs
Getting there8 minutes' walk from the City Centre, city side of the inner ring road. Free parking available.
About The Matthew Project
As well as the individuals themselves, our work also creates social change and improvements to the local community in a range of different ways. These include improved family relationships and friendships, reductions in drug/alcohol misuse, reduced strain on local health and wellbeing services, reductions in rates of offending, and improved skills and employment outcomes for our service users, all of which help to regenerate the local community.