Work Opportunities


TRADES-GENERAL HANDIWORK - Leading Hand

JOB DESCRIPTION

Currently the organisation is experimenting with glass re-cycling and seeks an experienced individual with knowledge of concrete.

We are embarking on the making of garden ornaments, paving stones etc. using crushed glass instead of usual aggregate. Also

seeking out additional marketing outlets for crushed glass

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to apply working knowledge of making concrete for the production of garden ornaments and appropriate handling of glass crushing and sorting machines
  • Good communication essential and the ability to work alongside and support 2-3 individuals eventually, training them in skill set necessary to manufacture said products
  • Creativity and ideas for marketing products and other alternative possible uses for sorted crushed glass.

LOCATION

Waikouaiti Beach Motor Camp, Waikouaiti

103 Melbourne St., South Dunedin

DAYS AND TIMES REQUIRED

Anytime; Negotiable

DRESS CODE

Casual, however primarily work clothes and boots. Overalls and prepared to wear appropriate safety equipment i.e. gloves, ear and eye protection, dust masks when necessary.

SUPERVISION AND TRAINING

Good understanding of anticipated outcomes of activity. Ideally seeking support of individual knowledgeable in working with concrete and able to transfer knowledge to others with the possibility of creating employment opportunities in due course in the form of a micro-enterprise.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

  • Good health. Active and able to lift bags of concrete
  • Volunteers will be interviewed as police vetting is required
  • Character references and evidence of some work with concrete to be shared
  • Reimbursement of transport cost is negotiable

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUITABLE

FOR

  1. Seniors/Retirees
  2. Adults

 

 

TIME

COMMITMENT

  1. A few hours per day
  2. A few hours per week
  3. A few hours per month
  4. Whenever time permits

 

DURATION

COMMITMENT

  1. Flexible Commitment

 

 

WORK OPPORTUNITIES

Mission Statement

To facilitate "Supported Employment" opportunities that

promotes choice and are appropriate to the needs of people with

disabilities.

 

 

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - All Day
  • Tuesday - All Day
  • Wednesday - All Day
  • Thursday - All Day
  • Friday - All Day
  • Saturday - All Day
  • Sunday - All Day