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Volunteer Van Driver

Volunteer Van Driver
Yorkshire Cancer Research
Description of the role:

What Would I Be Doing?

• loading donated items into the charity van at our Donation Centre and unloading them at one of our shops
• delivery and collection of donated items in the charity van from various locations
• helping to plan routes and delivery schedules
• assisting in maintaining the van to a good standard and letting us know of any maintenance issues
• offering a friendly service when picking up donations from local households

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

What Skills Would I Need?

• a full driving licence - we are looking for a confident driver with good navigation skills who would be able to handle a van
• a considerate driver representing Yorkshire Cancer Research
• to be reasonably active – this role involves lots of lifting, bending and carrying
• the ability to communicate well with colleagues and members of the public
• the initiative to contribute in a helpful way as part of a team
• reliability and good time keeping

Why Should I Volunteer?

• if you have lost someone you love to cancer, it can feel like a positive thing to do in their memory
• it’s an opportunity to play an active role in your local community
• it’s a great way to meet new people and feel part of something that’s making a real difference.
• you may be looking to learn some new skills to impress a future employer – being a volunteer is a great way to do this.

Practical information:

All days and shifts considered. Applicants must be over 21 and have held a driving licence for over three years


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: Yes
Car owner: No
Open to: Ages 18+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
7 Grove Park Court
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 23.09.2021
Organisation Information

Raises money in Yorkshire to fund research into the cause and cure of cancer at the five original universities in Yorkshire - Bradford, Hull, Leeds, Sheffield, York and their associated teaching hospitals.

Charity number: 516898