Mechanic or engineering volunteer
Could you help us to design, create, develop or modify equipment so the beach is more accessible for wheelchair users.
For example;- at the moment we are in the process of trying to develop a powered platform so wheelchair users can stay in their existing chairs whilst accessing the beach.
Or maybe you have maintenance skills and you could help with cleaning the wheelchairs and some basic maintenance and repairs.
About BEACH ACCESS NORTH EAST
Primarily to relieve the needs of people with a physical limitation by supplying, operating and maintaining all terrain wheelchairs, together with associated items for use on North East Beaches, recreation venues and beauty spots, to enable equal access for people of all ages with a physical limitation. For use by individuals, local organisations and charities who work with people with physical limitations.
Volunteers to support the free loan of beach access equipment. Providing freedom of movement for individuals who would not otherwise have access to our local beaches.
What skills do I need?
We are looking for volunteers who have either Mechanical maintenance skills or design and engineering.
- Age restrictions
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
Risk assessment and Covid
- Ongoing support
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Vulnerable Adults Policy (where relevant)
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 21/09/2020
End Date: 21/09/2021
North Tyneside VODA
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Independent Advocacy North East
Meadow Well Connected NT