Love Your Clothes Workshop Facilitator

Did you know that clothing has the 4th largest environmental impact after housing, transport and food? Would you like to do something about it? SHRUB will be partnering with Edinburgh University Accommodation team to deliver workshops to students which help them make sustainable choices when it comes to clothing, and we want you to come along!

About the Opportunity

  • SHRUB will continue its popular interactive workshops based on the Love Your Clothes programme in university halls
  • Your role would be to plan and facilitate at least two workshops for groups of up to 10 participants at a time. The workshops will be planned and facilitated in pairs, based on a standard outline and training.
  • You’ll receive training in textile waste reduction and basic repair skills, and gain experience of running a workshop, which is great for your CV.

Skills and Experience required

  • Organisation
  • Good verbal communication
  • Teamwork

Practical Details

This role will involve at least 10 hours of volunteering time between January and March 2019.

  • Love Your Clothes training will take place on the on the 14th January 6.30-8.30pm. This will include knowledge and skills around textile waste reduction, and workshop ideas for your own workshops.
  • Basic textile repair skills trainings will take place on 15th and 16th January, both 6.30-8.30pm .
  • You will need to attend the Love Your Clothes training and one of the repair sessions in order to volunteer. If you can’t attend the trainings but have the skills required, contact with an explanation on how you have covered the required skills and experience.
  • You’ll deliver at least two Love Your Clothes workshops on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings from February to March 2019, with Edinburgh university students.
  • This role is fully supported by the Circular Economy Coordinator at SHRUB.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch at

To Apply

To sign up to volunteer, please email and explain why you would like to do this role, your availability for the training sessions (see above), and your availability on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings between 12th February and 13th March. This information will be used to assign you workshops.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 9th January 2019.