Supported Volunteering at the Community Furniture Project
The Furniture Project provide opportunities to volunteer and train in practical activities at the Training and Community Support Centre which is based at the The Community Furniture Project, Bone Lane, Newbury.
The Project runs a charity that passes on furniture, electrical and other household goods to people in need. As part of this, the Project offers the opportunity to learn a range of skills including woodwork, re-upholstery, electrical repair, bicycle repair, warehousing and customer service. Volunteers can choose to try all these activities or concentrate on one area of interest.
The Furniture Project also offers accredited training in many of these activities, so volunteers can get certificates for learning some skills. Volunteers will usually work in small groups, with the support of a Mentoring Officer, in a safe, supportive, friendly environment and get the benefit of knowing that the activities carried out will help others in the local community.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Joe McKay
- Contact Position
- Project Manager, Training and Community Support
- 01635 43933
- Training and Community Support at Newbury Community Resource Centre
Where to go
- Newbury Community Resource Centre
Newbury Community Resource Centre, Unit F
- RG14 5SS
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £50.00 per day
- £50 per day (£60 per day including transport within West Berkshire)
- Age Ranges
- Support with Confidence
- DBS check
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