Opportunity: Skilled Woodworking Volunteer- Happy days

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Organisation Name: Happy Days
admin@happydaysuk.org
Phone: 01422 303458
Cause/Interest: Homelessness and housing
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Skill Required: Practical
Type Of Activity: General and helping, Manual work and DIY
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Geographical Area(s): Calderdale
Opportunity Type: Location
Requirements And Benefits: About Happy Days: We support homeless and at-risk individuals through the provision of supported community housing, access to skills enhancement and opportunities to gain employment; nurturing them into living purposeful lives for the benefit of themselves and their community.

Details of the Project:
Work alongside our residents in the woodworking unit, providing them with guidance and knowledge. We aim for the residents to produce quality items to sell, encouraging them to develop their skill set, increase confidence and work as part of a team.

Volunteer Activity Responsibilities:
● Support and encourage residents to engage in woodworking activities.
● To lead safe and enjoyable sessions for adults.
● Be reliable, committed, professional.
● Have a genuine interest in improving the lives of others.
● To ensure Health & Safety is adhered to, including any relevant risk assessment of woodworking for the safety of yourself and other users.
● Ensuring all equipment is cleaned and put away at the end of the group sessions.
● To support the residents to plan and prepare for each activity, including organising relevant equipment and addressing any concerns they may have.
● To support residents to use equipment.
● To report any problems or issues to a member of staff and adhere to safeguarding principles.
Skill Required: Practical
Skills To Gain: Interpersonal skills, Leadership, Teamwork
Times For The Opportunity: Any