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Volunteer Driver – Client Resettlements.

Team:
Housing Team
Commitment:
Weekdays, from approx 11am.

Team Information

The Housing Team provide housing advice, make referrals into accommodation and advocate on clients behalf when they may be entitled to statutory housing provision

About this Role

We are looking for a pool of volunteer drivers that we can approach when clients are resettled into new accomodation. Client moves take palce on weekdays from approximately 11am when our morning drivers have completed our regular food donation pick ups. Volunteer van drivers assisting with resettlements are always accompanied by a Project Worker. We are looking for friendly, committed volunteers who want to support our work to help encourage, inspire, and challenge homeless people to transform their lives.

You need to be able bodied to help to load and unload clients belongings and furniture and a full clean driving licence and the confidence to drive around London are essential.

Qualities needed:

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

What you can expect:

  • Volunteer induction and in the role training
  • Manual handling training
  • Travel expenses in line with our Finance policy

Recruitment Method

Application form, 2 references, DBS check (criminal record) and informal meeting

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

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

 020 7592 1863

volunteering@passage.org.uk