Volunteering

Would you like to be a part of a vibrant social enterprise, working with wonderful, friendly people and to feel like you make a difference?

We offer a range of volunteering opportunities at Jennyruth Workshops, that include enabling and supporting our learning-disabled colleagues in:

  • Educational courses including accredited courses

  • Painting wooden gifts and products in the paintshop

  • Cutting out wooden items, assembling habitat boxes and cold formed metal items in the scroll saw/assembly room

  • Work experience and voluntary work outside of Jennyruth Workshops

  • Making machine sewn items such as bags and cushions

  • Running stalls at crafts fairs, shows, canteen sales and exhibitions

  • We are also looking for volunteers to help with fundraising events

We truly value the important contribution our volunteers make to Jennyruth Workshops and we endeavour to ensure their time is as enjoyable and rewarding as possible. We need volunteers to assist in the many and varied day-to-day activities essential to the continued success of Jennyruth Workshops. No Experience is required but you must enjoy working as part of a team, supporting others and have patience. A good sense of humour helps too!!

Our principles are that everyone who works here, our colleagues who have learning disabilities, volunteers and paid members of staff, are equally valued. What one person cannot do, another is able to do and we all work alongside each other to design products, pack and sell our goods as well as take part in learning and training opportunities.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please contact Denise or Joy on 01765 606620 or email info@jennyruth.co.uk. We look forward to meeting you.

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