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Repair & Recycle
This new project starts in July 2021 and will bring together and support a community of unemployed adults who have mental health issues from disadvantaged communities in Leeds. As beneficiaries / volunteers on the project, they will learn how to repair, recycle and sell musical equipment, instruments and vinyl. The project will reduce carbon emissions by diverting items destined for landfill, and reduce social isolation, teach skills and improve mental health by providing social opportunities and a sense of purpose.
To make this happen Cloth Cat has received funding from two charitable foundations, and other matched contributions, to develop and deliver this new project in the next two years starting in July 2021. The post has initial funding for two years and has strong potential to continue further which is dependent on building up sustainability during the start-up phase of activity. The Repair & Recycle Coordinator will organise regular sessions, coordinate activities and ensure the project is well run, an enjoyable safe space for all participants and that the project is co-produced so that beneficiaries / volunteers are involved in decision making at all levels. This is a new post for a new project and we are seeking an individual who can lead and support a distinct project as the: