Learn new skills – meet new people – get creative

From becoming a volunteer upcycler to modelling in a fashion show, to helping out in one of our shops, there are all sorts of ways you can get involved with ReMode. Email hello@remodeyouth.org for more information on any of the groups or activities or contact Carolyn@remodeyouth if you’d like to join us as a volunteer.

Weekly Recycle / Upcycle Groups

These sociable and informal groups meet once a week to help ReMode with a whole variety of tasks related to upcycling garments & fabrics. Tasks range from unpicking garments or removing zips and buttons, to helping finish garments by adding fastening and finishing hems. There are also opportunities to be involved with working alongside staff to make new creations for the shop. There are lots of opportunities to learn and develop new skills in sewing & garment construction.

Times:

Thursdays – 2pm to 4pm – Paisley

Fridays – 2pm to 4pm – Lochwinnoch

girl sewing a garment

Shop Volunteer Team (Paisley)

As a shop volunteer, you will become part of the ReMode team – serving customers and sharing information all about the work we do. You’ll also be involved with sorting through clothing donations and helping with general shop duties. You’ll get training in retail and also climate sustainability – it’s a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience while being part of a friendly volunteer crew!

Volunteers in shop

Event Volunteers

Models, photographers, Event Managers and more. When we hold events such as swish events, our fashion show or photo shoots, we love to get people involved in all sorts of ways. Keep an eye on our social media for current opportunities or get in touch if you have a specific idea.

a ReMode Event

Regular Classes for Young People

Learn how to design and make you own clothes from scratch! You’ll learn fun and creative sewing skills and all about the benefits to the environment of upcycling. No experience necessary. For more information or to book a place, email hello@remodeyouth.org.

ReCycle or Dye runs every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm at our Paisley branch or every Friday from 7pm to 9pm. This is suitable for ages 12 and up.

Group of children being shown to upcycle

Film Making Group

Our film making group meet regularly to learn and share skills in documentary filmmaking and stop motion animation. Films created focus on themes related to sustainable fashion and climate change. Sessions led by filmmaker Kevin Cameron. We’re always happy to hear from budding filmmakers, whatever you experience.

To apply for a place, send an email to hello@remodeyouth.org and let us know about your film interests and any experience you have in film making or animation.

laptop on desk with film making work being edited

Host an event or workshop

We love partnership working. We work with community groups, education establishments, businesses, local authorities and third sector partners.

Our experienced team of workshop leaders can deliver:

If you’d like us to run an event or workshop for, please get in touch and we’d be happy to discuss your requirements.