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The drivers are given grocery deliveries to deliver to customers and are supported by delivery volunteers in this activity. Grocery delivery takes place Tuesday to Thursday and the service operates 52 weeks a year. Drivers may also take part in the list collection which takes place on Monday. The vehicles used are medium sized commercial vans and the role involves lifting grocery boxes in and out of the vehicle and requires a degree of physical fitness

Organisation aims and objectives

Our aim is to support older people to live independently at home. Our preventative services address the difficulty older people face getting their weekly grocery shopping, doing jobs around the house and the growing isolation that comes with failing health. We also aim to provide a wide range of supported volunteering opportunities for people of all ages and ability and these include shopper, driver, delivery assistant and office assistant.











Require a full driving licence
Experience required: Must be able to drive
Travel details: The organisation is based in central Paisley and covers both the Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire area
Minimum age: 17


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Cash paid to volunteer on submission of receipts/tickets
Training details: Training on the pathway for the role and ongoing support will be provided
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago