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
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
Misc. Community
"Coffee & Quiz"
Virtual meet ups which can include a chat and a quiz (coffee optional!) Every Monday 10am til 12 This Monday Morning group is open to anyone. There are core members who regularly attend and will make anyone joining for the first time very welcome.
Request 11/05/2021 31/12/2022 1 2.00
Misc. Community
"Coffee morning"
Every Thursday morning for an hour an opportunity to meet for coffee and a chat - very informal and friendly and open to all
Request 11/05/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
Misc. Arts and Crafts
"Knit and Natter"
A weekly Friday morning group running from 11-12 for all sorts of crafting and chat. This group is open to anyone who wants to learn or share or join a friendly group of people who can multitask!
Request 11/05/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
Litter Picking
"Litter Picking"
For those who pick up litter on an unplanned basis. If you would like to form a regular group or would like to litter pick with another person, please contact the timebank coordinator
Request 11/05/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
Syringe Driver Bags
"Syringe Driver Bag Making"
Working from a template to make bags to hold syringe drivers for people who require continuous pain relief. The bags are given to Cambridge & Peterborough Foundation Trust (CPFT) who provide care and support to people in our community.
Request 11/05/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
IT Support
"Timebank Promotion/IT support"
To raise the profile of Sawston Timebank , to attract new members and to publicise events and activities. To keep social media platforms up to date as required. If you are supporting someone with IT issues or set up please also use this category
Request 18/05/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
Misc. Community
"Cycle path clearance of overhanging branches"
Cutting back or clearing overhanging branches or bushes along cycle paths
Request 18/05/2021 31/12/2022 1 0.50
"Friendly assistance in Sawston"
Someone who uses a wheelchair would like to access Sawston Village for the shops and coffee shops. She would need assistance with her chair as it is not self propelled. Please contact me for more information. Thanks Jaynee
Request 26/05/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
Misc. Community
"Quizmaster prep"
A quiz and chat takes place on Monday mornings between 10-12 and everybody is welcome to join in. As the quiz master, you will be preparing approximately 25 questions (MD) on a variety of subjects for the delight of the Monday quiz participants. Every other week participants, choose a category and prepare 5 questions each for the delight of their fellow quizzers. A great and enlightening start to anyone's week!
Request 30/06/2021 31/12/2022 1 2.00
Misc. DIY / Gardening
"Garden support/tip runs"
General support in the garden, mowing, maintenance of tools etc
Request 03/08/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
Misc. Classes/Lessons
"Laughter Yoga"
A weekly Laughter Yoga session available to all members - join in and have some fun in a friendly and welcoming environment
Offer 19/08/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
"Timebank Promotion"
Attending or preparing for events to promote Sawston Timebank within the Community
Request 01/09/2021 31/12/2022 1 1.00
Misc. Classes/Lessons
" Learn to solve a 3x3 Rubik's Cube"
I can teach you to solve a Rubik's cube from any given point in eight steps. It is a good activity for engaging learning, memory and hand eye coordination. We will go through the fundamentals of cubbing, of how to hold and manipulate the cube, how to read cube notation and of course how to solve the cube. As how long is needed to learn this skill is hard to guess (different from person to person) one hour is a good starting point. Personally I find cubbing wonderful way of keeping hands busy and refocusing the brain when stressed. It is not magic and you don't need to be a genius to learn. It takes just a bit of dedication and practice. For the lessons you will need to bring your own cube.
Offer 10/05/2021 10/05/2022 1 1.00
Misc. DIY / Gardening
"Hand mending clothing and fabric items"
Can mend items that require hand sewing or small cover up embroidery like: split seams, sewing on buttons, relatively small tears, cigaret burns, covering stains. Time required depending on what is required to be done.
Offer 10/05/2021 10/05/2022 1 0.50