Volunteer Delivery Driver

  • VO85584


Description

The Remakey is a shop where used and refurbished funiture is available for new homes. The Remakery is a project within Alloa Community Enterprises, a social enterprise with the main aim of the advancement of environmental protection/improvement. Alloa Community Enterprises do this by taking donations of preloved furniture, and sorting it for sale or recycling, ultimately diverting it from landfill.

What’s involved?
Our shop relies heavily on the pick-up and distribution of goods. Alloa Community Enterprise's drivers collect donations and deliver purchases of furniture and other items. Volunteers will drive the van carrying out this activity across the Forth Valley Area. Volunteers will also need to be physically capable of lifting and moving items of furniture. Drivers work with a Distribution Assistant so team work is essential when undertaking this role.

What’s in it for you?
Volunteering in a fun and dynamic environment where volunteers are given a chance to share your skills and ideas.
Volunteers can expect to learn and develop new skills as well as receiving training.

This role will suit someone who is friendly, reliably hardworking and can communicate effectively with staff, other volunteers, and members of the public and engage with people of all ages, races, cultures and abilities. The volunteer has to be confident and a responsible individual, with an enthusiastic personality.
The volunteer has to be able to cope with the duties and responsibilities of the role. Has a patient and approachable manner, and can follow instructions and guidelines.
Volunteers who possess a good knowledge of the local area and enjoys driving will like this role.

Volunteer's licenses must have a full clean driving licence, and has been driving for more than 2 years

Alloa Community Enterprises are committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants may be required to join the PVG Scheme.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide such services as may be connected with the improvement and/or protection of the environment for the benifit of the community. Provide jobs, training and volunteering to local people. Help Clacks residents purchase good-quality furniture at affordable prices. Committed to protecting the environment by reducing furniture disposal to landfill. To make donations (whether by way of gift aid or otherwise), and/or provide other forms of support, to Alloa Enterprises Ltd (and that irrespective of whether the provision of such support advances the interest of the company)

Restrictions

Volunteer's licenses must have a full clean driving licence, and has been driving for more than 2 years Successful applicants may be required to join the PVG Scheme. Volunteers who possess a good knowledge of the local area.
Minimum age: 18

Last updated 10 days ago

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