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DIY handyperson volunteer required in Derby

DIY handyperson volunteer required in Derby


As a charity run completely by volunteers and based in an old building, we regularly have various DIY tasks that need completing so we can keep the museum running smoothly, and for new projects at the museum.

This includes things like:-

  • General DIY
  • Woodwork
  • Building furniture
  • Wall fixings (eg shelves, TV/screen mounts, etc)
  • Electrics (light switches, installing LED lights, sockets, etc)
  • Painting & decorating
  • etc!

Essential experience

  • Be able to work on your own initiative
  • Your own tools is incredibly beneficial (we have tools, but not an extensive amount)
  • Common sense
  • DIY experience

Beneficial experience

  • Electrician experience / qualifications

What is in it for you

  • A "feel good feeling" for helping a charity and volunteer run organisation
  • Free t-shirt
  • 20% discounts on birthday parties and private hire
  • 20% discount in gift shop
  • Monthly volunteer meets / socials in the pub and a chit chat with like minded people!
  • Your DBS check fee refunded to you after your first 2 completed projects

How to apply

Application forms

Please download one of the below application forms and then email it back to us.

Please excuse the formality; we just need to know what experience you have, how you can help, etc. The application forms also explain what we require etc. Thank you in advance!!

Email completed application forms

Once you've completed your application form please email it our volunteer manager, Nathan:-

Volunteer contract / DBS check

If you are approved as a volunteer (once you've applied above) you will need to:-

  1. Complete a DBS check. You can do this online and it costs £18.
    This will be refunded to you after your first 2 completed projects
  2. Sign a volunteer contract.
    Download this here

No potential volunteers are officially enrolled as volunteers until their application is approved, their DBS is complete, and their contract is signed.

Supported and sponsored by...

GOLD SPONSORS and supporters...

Antiques Boutique
Michael Key MOT & Servicing Long Eaton
Horizons Sixth Form
Community Action Derby
Electronics Club
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