Knitting Machine Refurbishment Team 

Volunteer role description

Where will I be volunteering?

Currently we have a knitting machine refurbishment team in Ipswich

What commitment is expected from me?

It would be really helpful if you volunteered regularly, ideally on an agreed day/s every week

What will I be helping to achieve?

Ensuring that the knitting machines received by TWAM receive the TLC they need to get them working,  and in a good

condition to go into shipments.

What are the main things I will be doing?

  • Inspecting knitting machines received to check their condition and whether they are working or need repair and ensuring that they are all clean and tidy.

  • Carrying out minor repairs and refurbishment where needed

  • Testing that the machines are working correctly after refurbishment

What strengths and skills will be helpful for this role?

A friendly personality and able to work well as part of a team.  Ideally some skills with knitting machines would be good although training can be provided.  Commitment, an eye for detail and a willingness to work hard to get the job done.

What support can I expect to receive?

A Full induction and volunteer handbook on starting. A named contact whilst you are volunteering and further training as required.

What can I expect from volunteering with TWAM?

The warm satisfaction of being able to make a difference.  A chance to meet new people and learn new skills.  A reference if required for a future employer.

What do I do now?

Complete a short form online or download the application form here​. 

We’ll then take up references and invite you in for a visit and informal chat with one of our team.

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