We're pleased you've filled up your car, now look at how to fill up lives with the hope and dignity of livelihood creating tools


Please look around to find out a bit more about us and the opportunities we have for volunteering.  We have been in Coventry for over 10 years and currently work from of two industrial units in Binley less than 2 minutes from Morrisons, less than ten minutes from Binley Tesco's and less than 15 minutes from Binley Sainsburys.

We are open Wednesday to Friday 9.00am to 3.30pm and we have lots of great opportunities for all ages and all abilities.  We're friendly and welcoming, have plenty of car parking, a nice rest room area with tea, coffee, biscuits and sometimes cake.  We hold special volunteer days and our ever popular cream tea.

To find out more about our Coventry Refurbishment Centre go to our dedicated volunteer page timefortwam.uk/coventry

We have a busy Refurbishment Centre where men and women work together to sort, refurbish and put into trade kits every conceivable tool.  We have people who:

  • Check and repair sewing machines 

  • Sort and refurbish tools for carpentry kits

  • Sort hand tools for carpenters', mechanics', builders', plumbers, gardeners and many other trades

  • Check electric hand tools and PAT test them

  • Haberdashery teams putting together sewing kits

Find out more about our kits with these links

Tool Kits


Sewing and Knitting

Scholar Packs


We also have a van team travelling across the North of England and Wales collecting donated tools from our team of volunteer collectors.  A great way to meet lots of people and drive a nice van.


We're all passionate about saving old tools, reducing landfill and creating livelihoods across the developing world.  If you are too and want to join a friendly welcoming team, we'd love to hear from you.

The application process is simple and can be completed online at the bottom of the page, or with just a short application form to print off and return which can be downloaded here timefortwam.uk/apply-by-post.  

To find out about the impact of your volunteering with us, why not check out our 'where we work' pages, such as:

Or you could read our newsletter here

Thanks for taking the time to visit our website, you can apply now using the online form below, or give us a ring tochat things over or arrange a visit.  We hope to hear from you soon.

Apply online to volunteer with us

Please complete and submit the form below and we'll be in touch as soon as we can.

Tools with a Mission

2 Bailey Close, Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate, Ipswich, IP2 0UD

Tel: 01473 210220      Email: post@twam.uk

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Charity no: 1104903 (England & Wales) SCO44069 (Scotland).  

A company limited by guarantee and registered in England no: 5114575.

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