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Give It A Go (GIAG)

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GIAG is an events programme of one off activities for you to try while you are a student here.

Spring Clear Out at a Homeless Shelter GIAG

This opportunity takes place until 18 Apr 2018.

Wednesday 18th April 9am - 2pm Do you love having a good old tidy? Do you want to help the homeless? This activity at the Cathedral Archer Project is for you! Sort through and organise the stores, where all the donated food, clothes, and sleeping bags are kept. Donations are vital because they allow the charity to provide hot breakfasts, lunches and food parcels five days a week. Volunteers are also welcome to stay for lunch.

What skills do I need?

None required

What will I gain?

Do something good for the homeless community. Donations, such as food and sleeping bags, are vital to the work which Cathedral Archer Project do. They enable provision of food parcels and hot breakfasts and lunches five days a week. Sorting through the stores is a really important job that can then allow us to plan and prepare meals effectively. The impact of donations and helping with them thus has a large impact upon work.

Training and support

All support provided

Time commitment

Wednesday 18th April, 9am - 2pm

Food

No

Travel

No

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

Meet at the Volunteering Office, Students' Union

Travel information

With the group of volunteers you will walk to the venue in the city centre
  • CausesHomelessness, Mental health, Social isolation
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenWednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsBefriending, Hands-on tasks, Organising, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work

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