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Reuse / Recycled Artist
About The Opportunity :

Create one off recycled art projects and installations which will be displayed in our visitor centre. Improve our classroom and outdoor areas artistic appeal. This role is particularly suitable for people looking for one off and short term volunteering.

About Renewi’s Educational Outreach Programme :

Renewi is one of the largest providers of local authority waste services in the UK. Renewi work in partnership with Wakefield Council to manage the district’s waste and have built a state of the art new waste treatment facility which helps to reduce landfill, recycle more and create sustainable energy.

As part of the contract between Renewi and Wakefield Council the Education team run a waste education programme which aims to educate the local community about the importance of recycling and caring for the environment.

Renewi has a purpose built education centre in South Kirkby where educational events for schools and communities are delivered alongside visits to local groups to deliver interactive workshops and talks.

The scope of the programme is broad, we work with adult groups, primary schools, secondary schools, scouts, guides, groups with learning disabilities and anyone who may value from our messages. We also run a number of specific campaigns throughout the year which are targeted around specific issues.

What we're looking for :
  • A volunteer interested in creating reused, repurposed and recycled art which will be displayed in our new visitor centre.
  • You need to have good interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills.
  • A creative flair is essential
  • Training and ongoing support will be given. A DBS check will be required.
Practical considerations :
  • You will have an enthusiasm for reused, repurposed and recycled art.
  • You can help out over a short term basis which is project based or over long term basis. If you want to volunteer on a short term basis we do expect that you will stay with us for the duration of the art installation.
  • We are based at Renewi, South Kirkby Business Park, Brigantian Way, South Kirkby, Pontefract, WF9 3TH. You may be able to work from home on occasions in this position.
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24th October 2019