We have some pretty amazing people in the Repair Cafe Wales Family
As part of a new initiative we will be running a series on getting to know our volunteers. We’ve set a series of questions and our amazing volunteers have answered them ‘virtually’ for us.
Next up in the series is Hayley from Pontypridd
Q: What is your name, which repair café location do you volunteer at and what’s your role / skill?
A: Hayley Richards. Pontypridd Repair Cafe. Volunteer host.
Q: Why did you decide to volunteer with Repair Cafe Wales?
A: We live in a throw away society and I have never liked waste. I love the idea of fixing things instead of always buying new.
Q: What do you like best about the repair café?
A: Its a brilliant community get together. I live meeting new people from my community. I am in awe of the wonderful, helpful and friendly fixers.
Q: What is your favourite part of volunteering?
A: Meeting people and seeing how happy people are when items are repaired.
Q: What has been the most challenging item to repair?
A: Eddie Stobbart remote control truck
Q: What do you think the repair café does for the community?
A: Way of bringing new people together, forge a sharing of skills, makes new connection’s.
Q: Have you gained any skills from the experience?
A: Confidence, media skills, organising skills.
Q: How does the repair café make you feel?
A: Happy, happy, happy!
Q: Would you recommend volunteering for Repair Cafe Wales? Why?
A: Yes definitely. Its rewarding, you and your skills are valued, there is a whole network or support, we need to share more.