about 2 years ago
Brief Description of TWAM and what we do
The charitable work of Tools with a Mission is to collect unwanted tools, refurbish them, sort them into trade kits and send them across the world for livelihood creation. We send around 20 containers filled with over 300 tonnes of tools every year. To do this we rely on a national volunteer workforce and welcome people of all ages and abilities and of any faith and no faith.
We do this because we want to support local people supporting their own communities through sustainable livelihood creating projects. We believe there is dignity through work and the ability to provide for yourself and your family. We believe entire communities can be transformed through training and the provision of tool kits and equipment. As a Christian Charity, we believe that God's heart reaches out to the poor and that He calls us to follow His example. Our motivation is to work with faith and non-faith based organisations to be a refuge for the poor, a safe place to find support, hope and dignity through the provision of tools and equipment
General Description of Role and Location (s) available
You will be looking for opportunities to promote TWAM and to raise TWAM's profile helping us to collect more tools, raise more money to support the work and to attract additional volunteers
When Role is available
This is flexible-it is a role where 'what you get out' depends on 'what you put in'
Typical tasks / more itemised description of the role
This is a networking, wide ranging and flexible role but some of the things you might do include:
- Putting literature into local churches
- Asking groups such as Rotary if they would like a speaker to come and speak
- Putting on an event to raise money
- Arranging a Tool collection at a local supermarket
- Dealing with enquiries TWAM receives to help support other events being put on in your area
- Working with others within TWAM to build a strong network in the area
About the person / Skills needed
This is a great role if you enjoy meeting people and networking. It is helpful if you are a creative thinker. You should be able to show initiative and have the ability to complete the tasks you commit to. You should be organised and reliable and able to respond to queries and requests in a timely manner. You should be a good communicator, polite and helpful and able to express passion in what you do.
What we offer / what the volunteer can learn / gain from the role
A Full induction and volunteer handbook on starting. A named contact whilst you are volunteering and further training as required. You will feel the warm satisfaction of being able to make a difference. A chance to meet new people and learn new skills. A reference if required for a future employer
Most refurbishment centre roles have a minimum age of 18 years old unless otherwise agreed. There is no maximum limit.
How to apply
Please visit https://www.timefortwam.uk/ for further details on the role and how to apply.