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Looking for… a kind volunteer with an passion for carpentry/ woodworking!!

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Looking for… a kind volunteer with an passion for carpentry/ woodworking!!
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Organization Name: Fiddlehead Care Farm
Organization Contact: Breanne Mathers
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: A volunteer would want to consider this opportunity because it will allow them to make a difference in the lives of all visitors and clients to Fiddlehead Care Farm. Also, you could imact the lives of an attentive and enthusiastic group of young adults with special needs by demonstating use of tools and cutting wood. Our participants in our Life Skills program love watching others work and learning new skills and knowledge.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Any Age
  • Youth
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: We are looking for a volunteer with basic woodworking abilities who is willing to bring their own tools to the farm to help us with some simple woodworking tasks.
Examples of projects;
- cutting pieces for basic benches for our forest trail
- prepping and cutting bird house and bat house building kits (so the participants can practice their hammer and nail skills by building them)
All plans, measurements and materials needed will be provided by Fiddlehead Care Farm. We just need your knowledge, energy and tools.
Projects can be completed at home but we appreciate if you would do some on-site demonstrations for our participants so our clients can see you in action! (Currently Thursday and Friday mornings between 10:00am-11:00am would be optimal time for the demo.)
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Commitment Length / Duration: Short Term (less than 3 months)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expired Monday, December 31, 2018
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Sports / Recreation / Leisure / Coaching
  • Conservation / Gardening / Horticulture / Nature / Trails / Environment
  • Construction / Trade / Manual Labour / Maintenance
Skills / Experience: We are looking for someone with basic woodworking skills who are interested in sharing their skills and knowledge with our participants.
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