We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.

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British Red Cross

Charity registered in Scotland SC037738

We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.


Current opportunities

This is a very rewarding role providing much-needed support for people who are accessing our service. Based at one of our mobility aids spoke locations, the main element of the role is serving the public who require a wheelchair or other mobility aids equipment. This is the ideal role for someone who enjoys meeting people, can show compassion and empathy and who likes administrative duties with a customer service perspective. Typical Task include Liaising with the hub to arrange stock/deliveries/collections. Issuing and receiving wheelchairs (or other mobility aids equipment) using a computer based stock control system. Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs (and other equipment) Dealing with enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair (or other equipment) by telephone and face to face Receiving payments / donations and issuing receipts Contacting service users about overdue and upcoming return of equipment Signposting to other Red Cross services/providers Actively promoting the Retail Mobility Aids offer/website These are just some examples. You will work within a great team and be fully supported by the Volunteer Coordinator. We are looking for someone who: Is willing to attend induction and foundation training Will uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Red Cross policies including Equal Opportunities Will act in accordance with our values and behaviours framework Will treat people with respect and uphold their dignity. What we offer: Meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and gain new ones All training and induction for the role (there is no charge for training) Reasonable pre-agreed travel expenses for the role including for attending training An opportunity to be part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation and the knowledge that you are making a difference to people’s lives.

This is a very rewarding role providing much-needed support for people who are accessing our service. Based at one of our mobility aids spoke locations, the main element of the role is serving the public who require a wheelchair or other mobility aids equipment. This is the ideal role for someone who enjoys meeting people, can show compassion and empathy and who likes administrative duties with a customer service perspective. Typical Task include Liaising with the hub to arrange stock/deliveries/collections. Issuing and receiving wheelchairs (or other mobility aids equipment) using a computer based stock control system. Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs (and other equipment) Dealing with enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair (or other equipment) by telephone and face to face Receiving payments / donations and issuing receipts Contacting service users about overdue and upcoming return of equipment Signposting to other Red Cross services/providers Actively promoting the Retail Mobility Aids offer/website These are just some examples. You will work within a great team and be fully supported by the Volunteer Coordinator. We are looking for someone who: Is willing to attend induction and foundation training Will uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Red Cross policies including Equal Opportunities Will act in accordance with our values and behaviours framework Will treat people with respect and uphold their dignity. What we offer: Meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and gain new ones All training and induction for the role (there is no charge for training) Reasonable pre-agreed travel expenses for the role including for attending training An opportunity to be part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation and the knowledge that you are making a difference to people’s lives.

This is a very rewarding role providing much-needed support for people who are accessing our service. Based at one of our mobility aids spoke locations, the main element of the role is serving the public who require a wheelchair or other mobility aids equipment. This is the ideal role for someone who enjoys meeting people, can show compassion and empathy and who likes administrative duties with a customer service perspective. Typical Task include Liaising with the hub to arrange stock/deliveries/collections. Issuing and receiving wheelchairs (or other mobility aids equipment) using a computer based stock control system. Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs (and other equipment) Dealing with enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair (or other equipment) by telephone and face to face Receiving payments / donations and issuing receipts Contacting service users about overdue and upcoming return of equipment Signposting to other Red Cross services/providers Actively promoting the Retail Mobility Aids offer/website These are just some examples. You will work within a great team and be fully supported by the Volunteer Coordinator. We are looking for someone who: Is willing to attend induction and foundation training Will uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Red Cross policies including Equal Opportunities Will act in accordance with our values and behaviours framework Will treat people with respect and uphold their dignity. What we offer: Meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and gain new ones All training and induction for the role (there is no charge for training) Reasonable pre-agreed travel expenses for the role including for attending training An opportunity to be part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation and the knowledge that you are making a difference to people’s lives.

This is a very rewarding role providing much-needed support for people who are accessing our service. Based at one of our mobility aids spoke locations, the main element of the role is serving the public who require a wheelchair or other mobility aids equipment. This is the ideal role for someone who enjoys meeting people, can show compassion and empathy and who likes administrative duties with a customer service perspective. Typical Task include Liaising with the hub to arrange stock/deliveries/collections. Issuing and receiving wheelchairs (or other mobility aids equipment) using a computer based stock control system. Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs (and other equipment) Dealing with enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair (or other equipment) by telephone and face to face Receiving payments / donations and issuing receipts Contacting service users about overdue and upcoming return of equipment Signposting to other Red Cross services/providers Actively promoting the Retail Mobility Aids offer/website These are just some examples. You will work within a great team and be fully supported by the Volunteer Coordinator. We are looking for someone who: Is willing to attend induction and foundation training Will uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Red Cross policies including Equal Opportunities Will act in accordance with our values and behaviours framework Will treat people with respect and uphold their dignity. What we offer: Meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and gain new ones All training and induction for the role (there is no charge for training) Reasonable pre-agreed travel expenses for the role including for attending training An opportunity to be part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation and the knowledge that you are making a difference to people’s lives.