Workshop Assistant

What will you be doing?

St Colms has a well equipped workshop and produces many woodwork items such as planters, birdhouses, garden benches, pet houses, creepies and one off items as per customers’ orders.

We are looking for volunteers to assist adults with learning disabilities with woodworking activities which include dismantling pallets, chopping kindling, cutting out wooden shapes, sandpapering and painting.

Desirable skills

This would suit someone with an interest in woodwork but experience is not necessary as training will be given. Tasks will be arranged to suit ability and preference.


Induction covers Health and safety; insight into working with adults with learning disabilities. Specific health and safety training for working with workshop machinery.

Other Information


  • Location

    St Colm’s

  • Dates / Days

    Week-days either mornings or afternoons

  • Time


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