Alexandra Toy Library


TRADES - CARPENTRY, ELECTRICAL, GENERAL HANDIWORK, PAINTING, PLUMBING - Toy Repairer

Organisation Summary:

 

The Alexandra Toy Library is a not-for-profit organisation, administered by a small group of dedicated volunteer committee. Our membership base inlcudes both families on annual membership rates and also casual and grandparent membership over the longer term.  Operating in a similar way to a public book library, we offer a range of quality toys, puzzles, games and learning activities for members to hire for a set period of time.

 

The Alexandra Toy library is a member of the Toy Library Federation of New Zealand.   Their vision is “Let the Children Play” with a mission statement "to actively promote play as being essential to the optimal educational, physical, psychological, social and cultural development of the child".

Tasks:

To undertake repairs and improvements on toys as needed.  May also need occasional assistance with building maintenance and improvements and on workdays.

Time Commitment:

Usually undertaken during weekdays on an as required basis.  Often nothing for a few months and then a couple of things in quick succession.

Located in Alexandra.

Skills required:

  • Experience in undertaking general handiman work with the skills and ability to do a tidy job.
  • Fit and mobile enough to undertake the work at your own pace. 
  • Personable, polite, respectful, honest, reliable.
  • A police vetting check or MOJ check may be required.

Skills gained:

Ongoing use and possible development of existing trade skills.

Self satisfaction from knowing you are supporting local families in keeping a worthwhile service affordable.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Sunday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening