About the role:

Our Trinity Driver's Buddy Volunteer will provide support to our driver and our Putney Furniture shop. You will be collecting and dropping off goods within our shops network and helping with navigation through London.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • To accompany the driver with collections from various locations 
  • To help with any queries and encourage donations
  • To help with directions and finding parking space
  • To ensure safe handling and manoeuvring at all times
  • To ensure the van is tidy and clean
  • To encourage Gift Aid sign ups
  • Collecting donations and loading them onto the van
  • Ensuring our supporters are thanked

Requirements and recommendations:

  • All applicants must be aged 16 and over
  • Dates and Times: to be agreed in advance with the Putney Furniture Shop manager.
  • For this role we recommend you have a good level of physical fitness, as manual handling is required
  • Pleasant manner, both face-to-face and on the telephone
  • A great team player
  • Ability to treat with confidentiality any information which is personal, private or sensitive

What this role can offer you:

  • The opportunity to develop your existing skills and learn new skills
  • Ongoing support and training where necessary
  • Enhance your CV
  • Meet new people
  • You will also be making a valuable contribution to Trinity and the thousands of people facing life-limiting illness who use our services

Mandatory Training:

  • Gift Aid training
  • Manual handling training
  • Retail Induction (health and safety; customer service; till training; stock)
  • After interview, should applicants be successful, we will take up two references and expect candidates to complete some online training followed by a day induction. Volunteers within the hospice may require a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check completed; this check will be carried out free of charge by Trinity.

Contact details and how to apply:

Please complete our volunteer application form and we will be in touch.

If you have any questions about your application, please contact [email protected] 

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