Are you thinking of volunteering with us?

As a volunteer at the Forest Upcycling Project or Monmouthshire Upcycle your skills will be used fully giving you an excellent experience as well helping others – you will certainly develop other skills. Volunteering or working here can be uplifting and very rewarding. You’ll be in a friendly atmosphere, surrounded by individuals who care, whilst doing challenging things or basic tasks. We like to laugh whilst we work and share good will.

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Our philosophy comes from David Brailsford (Team Sky Cycling Principal)

“.. if you broke down everything you could think of that goes into riding a bike, and then improved it by 1%, you will get a significant increase when you put them all together,” 

We believe the same about people and communities – you only need a number of small improvements to get a significant gain.

If you would like to get involved give us a call (01594 368240 – Forest, 01291 408300 – Chepstow), send us an email ( forestupcyclingproject@gmail.com , monmouthshireupcycle@gmail.com )  or pop in to have a chat.

We are looking for volunteers to help with:

  • Delivering and collecting furniture
  • Keeping the shop tidy
  • Fixing and upcycling furniture
  • Helping us recycle what we can
  • Re upholstering soft furnishings
  • Sorting books
  • Bike maintenance and dismantling (Bike workshops are Tuesday and Thursday evenings).
  • Gardening

Our volunteer application pack has some more detailed information on the kinds of roles available.

Volunteer application pack

Unit 8-10 Hollywood Works,

Valley Road, Cinderford


GL14 2PD


Station Yard Industrial Estate


NP16 5PF



Registered Charity: 1158797




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