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Volunteer Driver – TUESDAYS

Team:
Primary Services
Commitment:
We are seeking someone who can fill our Tuesday morning shift from 7.30 am - approx 11.30 am. We are seeking someone who can commit on a weekly basis.

We are also seeking Drivers who can help us with moving clients into new accommodation on an ad hoc basis on weekday afternoons. Client moves are arranged as and when they happen.

Team Information

The Primary Services Team is responsible for the provision of our laundry services and breakfast and lunch services.

About this Role

Our Volunteer Drivers are accompanied by a Drivers Mate and go out every weekday morning to collect food donations from across London that we use in our kitchen. We also receive donations of clothing and food from our various corporate supporters in London, particularly from October - mid January.

Drivers also help us to move clients into new accommodation and with our fundraising events which also involve using the van.

You must hold a full UK driving license for at least 3 years and be aged 25 years old or over to drive our van.

This is a physically demanding role that requires a certain level of strength and fitness, and would suit anyone who is enthusiastic and likes to be out and about.

Tasks will include:

  • Drive our transit van around London to collect food from regular donors
  • Unload the donations at The Passage
  • Support client moves by moving their belongings and furniture when they find accommodation

Qualities needed:

  • Full clean UK driving licence for at least 3 years - essential
  • Aged 25 or over - essential for driving our van
  • Confidence driving around London - essential
  • Available on Tuesday mornings - essential
  • Physically fit as the role involves some lifting - essential
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to demonstrate an inclusive and non-judgemental attitude
  • Ability to adhere to professional boundaries

What you can expect:

  • Volunteer induction into The Passage
  • Shadow shift with an existing Volunteer Driver
  • Travel expenses reimbursed in line with our finance policy
  • A friendly environment and a rewarding experience

Recruitment Method

Complete the application and Equality and Diversity monitoring forms and email to volunteering@passage.org.uk

The role is subject to the provision of two references, an informal interview and attendance at a Volunteer Induction session. For questions about the role or the application process, please contact the Volunteering Team on 0207 592 1863

Application Form

Please download an application form. Email completed forms to volunteering@passage.org.uk or post printed forms to St Vincent's Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL

 Please read this message from The Passage Chief Executive, Mick Clarke

If you have any questions relating to volunteering, please contact the Volunteering Team

 020 7592 1863

volunteering@passage.org.uk