Volunteer at Workaid

Workaid is a charity, headquartered in Chesham, Buckinghamshire.
 
They collect unwanted tools and equipment from across the country, refurbish and distribute them to people in need, to help them learn a skill and earn a living.
Workaid are committed to tackling poverty in a practical way by helping disadvantaged people in East Africa and in the UK, to help themselves through skills training.
 
Unwanted tools and equipment are collected from all over the UK and refurbished by a team of enthusiastic volunteers at the Workaid workshop.
The refurbished tools are then sent to vocational training projects where they help vulnerable and disadvantaged people learn trade skills and start their own businesses.
 
Every year, Workaid helps over 9,000 people break the cycle of poverty and rebuild their lives. They assist projects working with orphans, street children, unemployed teenagers, disabled people, people living with HIV/AIDS, widows and refugees.
By working with carefully monitored projects they are able to make a difference to individuals and families and help communities to build a brighter future together
 
Workaid have an enthusiastic and friendly team of volunteers at the Workaid workshop in Chesham. The volunteers at the workshop come from all over the county and you can volunteer as much or as little as you want. There are lots of opportunities available both in refurbishment and administration and full training is provided for all.
 
Volunteering is a great way to make a positive difference in your local community and to make new friends. You can find out more by visiting the team at Chesham or by contacting them at
 
The WORKAID Office
ADDRESS: 71 Townsend Road, Chesham, HP5 2AA
CONTACT TEL: 01494 775220
EMAIL: admin@workaid.org
OPENING HOURS : Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4.30pm
 
Their website is http://workaid.org/
 
You can also help Workaid by donating your unwanted tools and equipment. By having a sort out of the shed, garage etc you really can change lives as well as having a positive impact on the environment.
 
Every year over 80 tonnes of tools are saved from landfill, refurbished and sent to projects working with some of the most vulnerable members of society. Volunteer collectors can arrange collections so just give them a call on the details above



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