About the Role
As a maintenance and housekeeping volunteer, you will be supporting in and around our
building. Your tasks would involve helping with all our general maintenance including indoor
gardening, painting, sweeping, and so much more.
What you are gaining
Meet new people and join a friendly team who are enthusiastic about all things volunteering
Use your skills and experiences to encourage others to engage with volunteering
Learn more about volunteer-involving organisations in Wales and gain insight in into the ins and outs of working for a charity
Be part of us and support us to make a more significant difference together
References will be provided if you dedicate three months of volunteering with us
If you dedicate a minimum of four hours volunteering a week you get free access to an 8-week mindfulness course
Reimbursement of travel fees
Free meals and drinks (Conditions apply)
Keep the centre clean, tidy, and free of clutter
Empty bins (put the rubbish outside)
Hoover floors, dust, and clean surfaces
Ensure the cleanliness of the 2 toilets is maintained
Ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of the shop area is maintained
Water all indoor plants on a regular basis, and deadhead plants if required
Who is the role suitable for
If you are/have:
Able to follow written and verbal instructions
Good interpersonal skills & a non-judgemental approach
Punctual and reliable
Able to work in a team
Willing to uphold the organisation’s values and comply with organisational policies
Willing to make use of opportunities given, e.g., for training, mentoring etc.
Able to carry out tasks within agreed guidelines
Then you are a good match for the role!
Volunteers will be given induction and training appropriate to the specific tasks to be undertaken.
Volunteers will be offered support and supervision as appropriate, and this is discussed during induction. Arrangements vary according to the volunteer, and may include telephone support, group meetings or one to one review.
The development of training and support for volunteers is a high priority for us, in order to equip volunteers with the necessary information and skills to conduct their tasks.
Additionally, all volunteers are offered free access to some of the Mindfulness training courses and events run by us.
Expenses that can be reimbursed:
Travel to and from the volunteer placement will be reimbursed at the following rate:
20p per mile by car
10p per mile by motorcycle
If a volunteer uses their vehicle for work purposes the following will apply:
40p per mile by car
20p per mile by motorcycle
Volunteers, who are required to use their own vehicle during the course of their duties, must have a full current driving licence, MOT certificate and business class insurance. Documents must be produced for, and checked periodically by, the Line Manager. Bus and train tickets will be reimbursed on production of receipt/ticket.
Food will be offered from the café if volunteering for more than four hours consecutively, e.g., 10 am – 2 pm.
We provides free tea, coffee and water for all staff and volunteers.