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The charitable work of Tools with a Mission is to collect unwanted tools, refurbish them, sort them into trade kits and send them across the world for livelihood creation. We send around 20 ...

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Tool Ambassador

Organisation role · Flexible hours
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Foreign aid and disaster relief
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Summary

The main role of a Tool Ambassador is to be our first contact in their local community. Our Tool Ambassadors are the people that members of the public contact t

Detailed description

The main role of a Tool Ambassador is to be our first contact in their local community. Our Tool Ambassadors are the people that members of the public contact to donate tools. 

Members of the public will contact you via email or phone. We will give you a TWAM email that goes on our website and will only give out your phone number to people who ring our office (because they may not use email).

You can then arrange to either pick the tools up from them, or have them dropped off at your house, whichever you prefer.  You will then need to store them until the TWAM van comes to you to collect them. This can either be on a rota basis, or when you ring your named Van Manager to ask for a collection. 

Many collectors also promote themselves in local magazines and notice boards.


ool Ambassadors need to be enthusiastic about what we do and the transforming power of tools. Many people donating tools do so following bereavement, so we need sensitive people willing to stop and talk rather than rush off. In other words, kind and friendly people! 

If you are driving to collect, you will need a valid UK Driving Licence but if you become a drop off point this is not needed

Legally we will also need to check you have adequate motor insurance and your car has an MOT.  However, this is not needed for a drop off point.

You will also need somewhere where you can store tools awaiting collection from the TWAM van.


You’ll be joining a great team and will enjoy the visits from the TWAM Van Teams and the invitations to volunteer days. You will also receive a TWAM polo-shirt and fleece

This is an incredibly rewarding role as you get to meet the general public and share our story with them. Many are so grateful that we are taking their tools rather than seeing them go to landfill. You’ll get a real buzz from many of the collections.





What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs
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About Tools with a Mission

The charitable work of Tools with a Mission is to collect unwanted tools, refurbish them, sort them into trade kits and send them across the world for livelihood creation. We send around 20 containers filled with over 300 tonnes of tools every year. To do this we rely on a national volunteer workforce and welcome people of all ages and abilities and of any faith and no faith.

We do this because we want to support local people supporting their own communities through sustainable livelihood creating projects. We believe there is dignity through work and the ability to provide for yourself and your family. We believe entire communities can be transformed through training and the provision of tool kits and equipment. As a Christian Charity, we believe that God's heart reaches out to the poor and that He calls us to follow His example. Our motivation is to work with faith and non-faith based organisations to be a refuge for the poor, a safe place to find support, hope and dignity through the provision of tools and equipment