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Osona Yarns Crochet/Knit Community


Volunteer Opportunities for Crochet/Knit Community Outreach Program

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the community? Osona Yarns, home of craft supplies, is seeking dedicated volunteers to join our Crochet/Knit Community Outreach Program. We’re looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about giving back, making a difference, and supporting our mission to create a better world. Join us in making the world a warmer, more caring place, one stitch at a time.

Position: Volunteer

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Good Samaritan Children’s Home, Mathare, Juja Road, Opposite Ola Petrol Station Event

ID: PP889

Our Mission

Osona Yarns is dedicated to enhancing the lives of vulnerable children and families in our community through the power of crochet and knitting. We aim to create a nurturing environment and provide essential resources to those in need. As a volunteer, you can be a part of this impactful journey.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities

As a volunteer for our Crochet/Knit Community Outreach Program, you will have the opportunity to contribute to various activities, including:

  1. Training: Teach crochet and knitting techniques to program participants.
  2. Mental/Menstrual Health Talks: Engage in discussions about mental health and provide menstrual health awareness.
  3. Donations: Contribute to the cause by donating sanitary products, new inner garments, clothing, foodstuffs, yarns, hooks, and books.
  4. Support: Assist in organizing and coordinating the event, ensuring it runs smoothly.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Volunteer

To excel in your role as a volunteer, consider the following expert tips:

  1. Passion: Bring your enthusiasm and passion for crochet and knitting to inspire others.
    • Example: Share your personal crochet or knitting projects to motivate participants.
  2. Effective Teaching: When training, use clear and concise instructions.
    • Example: Provide step-by-step demonstrations to help beginners grasp the techniques.
  3. Empathy: Be empathetic and understanding when discussing mental health topics.
    • Example: Share personal experiences to connect with those facing challenges.
  4. Generosity: Give generously and encourage others to do the same.
    • Example: Start a donation drive among your friends or family to collect essential items.
  5. Teamwork: Collaborate with fellow volunteers to ensure a well-organized event.
    • Example: Divide responsibilities with other volunteers to streamline tasks.
  6. Communication: Maintain open and honest communication with program participants.
    • Example: Create a supportive atmosphere where people can share their concerns.
  7. Adaptability: Be flexible in your approach and adapt to the needs of the community.
    • Example: Customize your training based on the skill level of the participants.
  8. Organization: Stay organized to manage the logistics of the event effectively.
    • Example: Create a checklist to ensure all donated items are accounted for.
  9. Empowerment: Empower others to learn and improve their crochet and knitting skills.
    • Example: Recognize and celebrate participants’ progress and achievements.
  10. Positive Attitude: Maintain a positive attitude, even in challenging situations.
    • Example: Encourage a spirit of resilience and perseverance.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I sign up as a volunteer for this event?

  • To become a volunteer, simply fill out the registration form on our website.

2. What materials should I bring for the crochet/knit training?

  • Please bring your crochet hooks, knitting needles, and any spare yarn you can share.

3. Is prior teaching experience required to be a volunteer?

  • No, prior teaching experience is not required. We welcome anyone with a passion for crochet and knitting.

4. Can I donate items even if I can’t attend the event?

  • Absolutely! You can drop off your donations at Osona Yarns in advance.

5. Is there an age requirement for volunteers?

  • Volunteers of all ages are welcome, but minors must be accompanied by an adult.

6. Will refreshments be provided for volunteers?

  • Yes, we will have refreshments available during the event.

7. Are there any parking facilities at the event location?

  • Yes, there is ample parking space at Good Samaritan Children’s Home.

8. Can I bring my own craft projects to work on during the event?

  • Of course! Feel free to bring your own projects to work on when you’re not volunteering.

9. How will my donations be distributed to those in need?

  • Donated items will be distributed directly to the beneficiaries by our team.

10. Is there a dress code for volunteers? – We recommend wearing comfortable clothing suitable for crafting activities.

Join Us in Spreading Warmth and Kindness

Become a part of the Osona Yarns Crochet/Knit Community Outreach Program and make a difference in the lives of those who need it most. Together, we can create a better, warmer world.

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