Craft charity is on hunt for new staff

ScrapStores, the organisation that collects items that would otherwise be thrown away and uses them for art and craft projects, is looking for fundraisers to help start up ScrapStores UK, a national charity, by next year.

There are currently more than 110 Scrap Stores across the UK. The stores collect surplus business materials such as paint or cardboard and distribute them to schools. The intention is to create a single charity that will manage all its operations centrally.

The charity is putting together a proposal to get more funding to hire fundraising and PR staff.

"At the moment, the individual organisations aren't marketing themselves, but that should change once there is a dedicated team in place," said Paul Nott, senior consultant at charity recruitment consultancy Flow Caritas. "Then we hope that businesses will come to us, rather than us phoning them."

The Tudor Trust funded a study to test the feasibility of the national charity last year.

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