Maintenance Volunteer

Maintenance Volunteer

Long term role · Flexible hours
St Paul's Walden, Hitchin SG4 8BY, UK
HealthWellbeingPeople with disabilities
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Our buildings and grounds make it possible for us to provide 24 hour care to people when they need it most. In this role you’ll work alongside maintenance.

Detailed description

Activities will include:

  • Painting and decorating
  • Moving furniture or equipment
  • Assisting with in house testing and inspections of equipment
  • Clearing external paths and emptying external bins
  • Minor repairs and fault finding


How often we’d like your support

Ideally we hope you’ll choose to volunteer 3 - 6 hours a week, however all our roles are flexible and times should be agreed with your local centre.

 The skills and experience you’ll need for this role

You will need to:

  • Have a basic knowledge of a trade skill such as painting & decorating, plumbing or joinery
  • Have an understanding of the importance of Health & Safety is the workplace.
  • Be reliable and professional
  • Have a warm, friendly, adaptable approach
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team
  •  Be open-minded and tolerant of different lifestyles and values
  • Be able to work within personal and organisational boundaries



 What you can expect from us

We want to provide a volunteering environment that is inclusive, stimulating, friendly and supportive. As part of our commitment to you we will:

  • Make sure you have all the training you need in your role
  • Ensure you are appreciated and respected
  • Provide you with regular support in a way that suits you
  • Ask for your feedback and provide opportunities for you to help shape our future
  • Celebrate your successes and recognise your contribution
  • Ensure you have a clear idea of what your role involves
  • Reimburse any out of pocket travel expenses
  • Make new friends and feel connected
  • Build your confidence and improve your wellbeing
  • Help change lives and support your local community
  • Enhance your CV and gain written references for prospective employers
  • Join a team that celebrates diversity and individual differences


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What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Brainkind

Volunteering with Brainkind is an amazing way to support people through the most difficult times of their lives. Without the support of our volunteers like you, we simply couldn't provide our expert care.