Here are the current open Offers and Requests members of our timebank have posted.

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Activity Description Type Starts Expires No. avail Hours
Painting & Decorating
"Outside painting"
We are looking for a repaint of our external woodwork including picket fences and wendy houses. We have the tools and the paint! Thank you for any help you can give our school.
Request 08/04/2019 01/11/2019 1 18.00
"Attending coffee mornings"
Please take your hours for attending coffee morning, thanks.
Request 09/04/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
"Baking for coffee morning or groups"
Please take your hours for any baking for the coffee morning or groups, thanks.
Request 09/04/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
"Making bags/ crafts for Timebank fundraising events"
Please take your hours for anything you are making for me to sell at the fundraising events for the Timebank. Thanks.
Request 09/04/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
"Fabric bag making get together"
Come along and help make fabric "Morsbags" out of recycled fabric, to be given away for free to help reduce plastic bag use. Bring along your sewing machine if you want to. However, no sewing experience is required - you can cut fabric, iron the bags before they are sewn or just join us to be sociable and chat, drink tea and eat cake. We meet at the Free Church in Sawston, 10am-1pm. Come for some or all of the session. Dates for the rest of this year are (all Fridays) 29th March, 3rd May, 31st May, 21st June, 26th July, 30th August, 27th September, 25th October, 22nd November and 13th December.
Request 29/03/2019 13/12/2019 1 3.00
"Gardening weeding "
Would like help generally in the garden with some weeding the boarders
Request 30/04/2019 31/08/2019 1 2.00
Misc. Home Help
"Help to remove a kitchen unit and possible plumbing in washing machine"
A lady needs help for a kitchen unit to be removed, to allow some space for a new washing machine. She has no plumbing at the moment. (We don't normally help with plumbing but if anyone can help can you please let me know.).
Request 06/05/2019 30/09/2019 1 3.00
Misc. DIY / Gardening
"Gardening dividing plants and planting"
Would like some help with dividing plants and replanting in the garden.
Request 30/04/2019 31/08/2019 1 2.00
Misc. Community
"School governors needed!"
The school is looking for active members of the community who are interested in the education of the children of Sawston and can some spare time (mainly evenings) to attend meetings and carrying out school activities including monitoring and attending meetings. The posts last for 4 years amounting to 160 hours in total (approximately 40 hours per academic year). Membership will be offered to suitable members who can commit and offer the skills needed for the role. Thank you for showing an interest in our local school and supporting its leadership.
Request 28/03/2019 28/03/2023 1 160.00
Computer Repair
"Laptop/Desktop repairs"
I am computer engineer by profession. So happy to look at your computer problems, software or hardware. Also included is any advice on computer projects or help with lessons/homework.
Offer 07/06/2019 06/09/2019 1 1.00
"Repair/advice on repair of appliances"
General appliance repair or advice on repair. Especially useful if you are planning to through it away, I can try to repair and pass onto anyone (for example from freecycle). The appliance can be oven, washing machines, iron, TV, dish washer, lawn mower etc.
Offer 07/06/2019 06/09/2019 1 2.00
"Clothing alterations"
I am happy to help with simple clothing alterations
Offer 10/06/2019 09/09/2019 1 2.00
Litter Picking
"Litterpicking locally"
Please take your hours for any litterpicking you do alone or as a group
Request 03/06/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
"Basic car service"
* Basic car service, like oil change, filters (air, pollen, fuel, ...) changes, wiper blades, bulbs, * Check car health (mileage, idle speed, OBD analysis). * Analysis on any repairs that was recommended by the garage Full disclosure: I am self taught mechanic and have experience only with 2 cars. My hope is that, given the service and user manual, these tasks can be done on a fairly good standard.
Offer 08/06/2019 08/09/2019 1 2.00
"Bike puncture repair/tube change"
Bike puncture repair/tube change
Offer 07/06/2019 06/09/2019 1 2.00
Timebank Events
"Baking for Events"
Baking for Timebank Events
Request 01/07/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
Timebank Events
"Helping at Events"
Helping on a Timebank Stall at an event such as a fair.
Request 25/06/2019 31/12/2019 8 2.00
"Help people to make clothing garments"
Happy to help people with making clothes, male and female.
Offer 10/06/2019 09/09/2019 1 2.00
"Assist with simple sewing projects"
Assist with simple sewing projects, such as curtain making, bags or any other simple sewing requirements.
Offer 10/06/2019 09/09/2019 1 2.00
"Get to know your sewing machine"
Instruction for those who have a sewing machine, but are afraid to use it. Learn how to make you own clothes, bags, cushions, curtains or bed linen.
Offer 10/06/2019 09/09/2019 1 0.50
Misc. Classes/Lessons
"Teaching technical subjects"
I would like to teach chemistry, physics and mathematics to GCSE or O-level standard during the afternoon. Days and times to be mutually agreed.
Offer 11/06/2019 10/09/2019 1 2.00
"Basic knitting guidance"
I am happy to offer basic knitting guidance, please contact me if interested and what help you would like.
Offer 17/06/2019 16/09/2019 1 1.00
"help with knitting"
I need help reading patterns for socks
Request 17/06/2019 16/09/2019 1 1.00
Painting & Decorating
"Painting front door"
Need someone to help by painting the front door of my house
Request 01/07/2019 30/11/2019 1 4.00
"Some basic cleaning"
Happy to help with light hoovering and mopping.
Offer 08/07/2019 31/10/2019 2 1.00
Timebank Admin
"Facebook Admin Support"
We are setting up a Sawston Timebank Facebook Page (public) and a Facebook Group (closed) and I would like admin support for them.
Request 15/07/2019 31/12/2019 1 1.00
"General tutoring and revision help"
Retired study skills tutor and teacher with years of experience, in a variety of settings, happy to do individual tuition to help with specific problems or general tutoring. Willing to support adults and young people from secondary school aged+.
Offer 15/07/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
"Presentation and interview skills"
Retired study skills tutor and teacher with years of experience, in a variety of settings, happy to help with presentation and interview skills. Willing to support adults and young people from secondary school aged+.
Offer 15/07/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
"Children's Event Support"
Support in running or helping at the Sawston Timebank Children's Summer Event on Tuesday 13th August 10am-12pm at the Bellbird Primary School. We need to put on a variety of activities for the children including arts and crafts and games and share information about the Timebank. Please speak to Emma if you are interested in helping out.
Request 01/08/2019 30/09/2019 1 2.00
"Timebank Admin Support"
Helping with some of the Timebank admin - such as sorting promotional materials, laminating, etc.
Request 01/08/2019 31/12/2019 1 1.00
Misc. Community
"Helping make plant labels"
Helping to create and make the plant labels for the Challis Gardens.
Request 01/08/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
For members befriending other members and sharing social time for a joint purpose.
Request 12/08/2019 31/12/2019 1 2.00
Giving a lift
With enough notice I can offer lifts in and around the area, sometimes further afield. I have some daytime availability until the end of August; from then on it would be evenings and weekends only. I am keeping this very open-ended so apologies if I cannot make a slot that you would like!
Offer 14/08/2019 13/11/2019 1 0.50
Outdoor Activities/Sports
"Recreational Running"
I can lead a recreational running group, however small, with the intention of creating a weekly slot for all abilities.
Offer 14/08/2019 13/11/2019 1 1.00