About Team Hope
Serving needy children and their families worldwide
We need your knitting skills!! Please grab your knitting needles and help make a child smile! Every year we send Christmas Shoebox Gifts to needy children in Eastern Europe and Africa and we are always grateful to everyone for creating their shoebox gifts. However, some of the boxes need to be “filled” with a few more items and that’s where you can help. You can help make the boxes extra special for these children by creating easy-to-knit “WOW” items.
What's required for this position
An interest and/or love of knitting! – If you can cast on, knit and cast off you can do this!
Spare time to knit little items like bags, “dude dolls”, hats, crowns, teddies – anything small that will light up a little boy or girls’ face
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 1hrs Once off
Location of volunteering opportunity:
That’s the great thing – you can do this in your own home!! Keep on knitting and wherever you are in the country we can arrange for your wonderful creations to be collected by our Shoebox Co-ordinators from September onwards.
Also available in these counties
Dublin, Carlow, Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Wexford, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wicklow
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
No age restrictions
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
• Easy to follow patterns can be sent to you that even the writer of this advert can follow!
• Grateful thanks from Team Hope and the children you’ll be knitting for.