Maintenance Volunteer

Trust Links

If you enjoy DIY and would love to help a charity keep their buildings in tip top condition, this will be the role for you! General maintenance and DIY skills are essential.

Published On: 22/05/2023
About this opportunity from Trust Links

To undertake light repairs as and when needed on our Growing Together sites around Southend and Castle Point.

Trust Links sites are busy and multifaceted, with offices, training facilities, workshops, polytunnels, outbuildings, and community gardens.

The Maintenance Volunteer will work closely with a range of Trust Links staff to ensure the effective maintenance of the sites, following health and safety guidelines, making minor repairs, and liaising with staff and reporting any issues. 


·         Undertake light routine repairs and other repairs as needed

·         Using all provided PPE for the role and reporting if new PPE stock needs ordering

·         Regular maintenance checks like checking door handles, windows, locks, checking for leaks, compost toilets check.

·         Ensure all tools are maintained and kept securely

·         Carry out any touch up paint work in communal areas within the buildings

·         Liaise with site staff to report any repairs completed

·         Liaise with staff if in need of any equipment or supplies before these are purchased 

The Volunteer will be required to:

·         Undergo the volunteer recruitment process including an informal interview, two references a DBS check( depending on role)  and volunteer agreement.

·         Undergo the Volunteer Induction and Mandatory Training Session.

·         Undergo a role specific training and a local induction on the first day of volunteering

·         To complete any relevant training for the role as identified by the Facilities Leader

·         Update training annually

Activity Types

General helping | Practical Skills | Supporting charities


Environment | Mental Health


Within office hours on week days, one day a week or 4 hours a week

Find out more

For more information about Trust Links and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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