Greater Manchester Rehoming and Advice Unit


Knitting Group Coordinator

Knitting Groups Coordinator

Are you outgoing and enjoy interacting with people?  Do you enjoy knitting?  Your local Blue Cross centre is looking for someone to coordinate existing and new groups of knitters or crocheters. It is all part of an exciting new project to engage local knitters with supporting our centre through knitting items for us to use on site and to help with fundraising.

You’ll be helping pets in need whilst developing your skills and experience, and having fun doing a hobby you love!

What you will be doing:

  • Meeting with other like-minded volunteers to plan knitting activity
  • Support knitting group members with advice and resources such as patterns and know how
  • Recruit new knitting group members
  • Work alongside our centre's Volunteer Coordinator to further develop the project

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent people skills
  • Used to working with knitting or crochet patterns and materials
  • Good communication skills and confident talking to the others about knitting
  • Organised and motivated
  • Happy to work alone or with others
  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Willingness to learn about the work of Blue Cross

 

Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping pets to have happy, healthy lives
  • Chance to share your love of knitting with others
  • Improve your communication and organisational skills
  • Training including Guest customer care and full briefing on the work of Blue Cross
  • Have fun and get involved with an exciting new project
  • Join a great team of like-minded people
  • Enhance your CV

 

This opportunity is available at: Greater Manchester Rehoming and Advice Unit