Sustainable Fashion Hub Volunteer

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Whether you're into sustainability, fashion, or both we would love your help. As fast fashion giants continue to exploit both people and the environment we aim to get the community involved with practical solutions. The climate crisis isn't going anywhere soon but we know that sustainable fashion done right can be funcreative and improve wellbeing, so help us take positive steps on a huge green issue. 

Responsibilities

  • Organise donations
  • Help make the space look wonderful
  • Volunteer at Clothes Swaps, Repair Cafés and other workshops 
  • Help with sewing projects (if you want to / can sew!) 
  • Workshop Preparation
  • Sorting Donations
  • Identifying Fabrics
  • Preparing Fabric for Sale
  • Visual Merchandising
  • General cleaning and tidying

It's a great way to meet other makers and activists from lots of different backgrounds whilst doing something good for the community. As a General Volunteer you will also be invited to volunteer at our events such as our Clothes Swaps, Repair Cafes and other workshops. 

We offer travel reimbursement and a discount at our reclaimed haberdashery and fabric shop for all volunteers.

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Required Role

Sustainable Fashion Hub Volunteer

Key responsibilities

As a General Stitched Up Volunteer you are free to choose the volunteering shifts that suit you. You don't have to be able to sew to work with us as we have a wide range of activities to help out with, from organising donations to making the space look wonderful.

Desirable Skills

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Positive attitude
  • Practicality
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Other skill, please explain
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Marketing
  • Negotiation and influencing
  • Being Adaptable
  • Non-judgemental
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Practicality
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Problem solving
  • Sales
  • Team Work
  • Giving Feedback Sensitively
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once every three months

Start Date: 22-11-2021

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Location

Stretford, Manchester M32 9BB, UK
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