Volunteer Delivery Drivers needed to support our community fridge

  • VO83852

  • Driving / Escorting
  • Opportunity start date: 29th July 2020
  • Opportunity end date: 31st December 2020


Volunteer Role:
We are looking for volunteers to join our delivery teams helping with distribution of food to the local community. Our community fridge has seen a significant uptake during lockdown and we continue to support our community in Paisley and beyond.

Recruitment Process:
We will arrange to meet with any new volunteer and chat them through the procedures of the role. We will provide volunteers with a procedural document that outlines their role and responsibilities and also the support they can expect from us here at Star.

Hours Expected:
At the moment we do all deliveries Tuesday - Friday from 1-5pm. We have no limitations or expectations of how many hours people can do during these times. We would very much prefer that the time given is volunteer led.

Organisation aims and objectives

How we work We successfully deliver a consistent and varied programme of creative group and individual supports to community members within Renfrewshire from our base in the North End of Paisley. All our work is robustly evaluated and monitored and feedback from community members, partners, volunteers and staff shape the development of everything we do. Our strong and dedicated team have a passion for the work of the Project and we believe this is fundamental to our continued success. Underpinning our work is a commitment to: Building genuine positive relationships Being inclusive and accessible for all Meeting people in their need, not just meeting their needs Being realistic, optimistic and positive Believing everyone has endless potential Ensuring universal access Working in a holistic and non-judgemental way Empowering people to be in charge of their own life Facilitating a safe space Supporting people to see and seize opportunity "If there was a STAR Project in every Local Authority, many of Scotland's social problems would disappear." Scottish Book Trust











Experience required: The essential thing we require is for volunteers to have access to or use of their own vehicle for this role.
Travel details: Star Project is located on Wallace Street in Paisley (PA3 2BU). We have a loading space to the rear of the building just off Back Sneddon Street.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We cover volunteer expenses at 0.45p every mile. We ask volunteers to document all mileage using our expense form and we aim to pay these out on a two weekly cycle.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

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Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.