Wood recycling assistant  with Gloucester Wood Recycling (Ref: 1246)
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Volunteers needed to assist in collections of recycle wood from various sites, de-nailing and sorting of wood, making items from wood and assisting customers where required.

Volunteering opportunities are for the new branch in Gloucester where they trade as Gloucester Wood Recycling but all of their core values still apply here as they do in Castle Combe where they have operated for over 10 years and have had 100's of volunteers in that time who have undertaken apprenticeships, training and coaching and gone on to find employment if they wished.
What are they looking for?

Have an interest in recycling or wood work or be keen to get involved with a new project to help your environment.


Training will be given in use of Power Tools and further training may be given to the volunteers who wish to learn more. Tea and Coffee are provided free for Volunteers and a free Lunch if you are with them for a full day. There is free parking and a travel subsidy may be provided.

There may be options for people with certain disabilities but there are no dedicated disabled facilities available.

When: Mornings/Afternoons, Mon-Fri
Age requirements: Over 18

Unit 11 Severnside Trading Estate, Sudmeadow Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 5HS

About Gloucester Wood Recycling
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Gloucester wood recycling (GWR) is a newly started 'not for profit' enterprise based in Gloucester City. GWR is part of the award winning Wiltshire Wood Recycling Community interest Company and also members of the National Community Wood Recycling Project (NCWRP). Theye aim to divert wood waste from Landfill and re-use as much as possible. The wood they collect is sorted, de-nailed and any rough ends removed. This wood is then able to be sold to the public, Schools, Community groups and the like. They also use this wood to make items such as Log stores, Play Kitchens, Planters, Compost bins etc.

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