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Volunteer Warehouse Assistant - Harrogate

Volunteer Warehouse Assistant - Harrogate
Yorkshire Cancer Research
Description of the role:

Our Volunteer Warehouse Assistants play an essential role in the smooth running ‘behind the scenes’ of our retail department while raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. We are looking for volunteers to assist with the day-to-day operations of the warehouse by helping to receive donations, load and unload the charity van and help with general maintenance.

There is no minimum time commitment that we expect from our volunteers so whether you can do a few hours a week or once a month, we’ll do our best to offer a role that fits in with your schedule. No previous experience is necessary as training will be provided.

Typical activities may include;
• Loading/unloading the charity van
• Packing and unpacking deliveries
• Sorting and categorising donated items
• Preparing donations for sale
• Communicating with staff and volunteers from shops and donation centres about deliveries and collections
• Some light maintenance tasks
• Keeping the warehouse clean, tidy and well organised

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

What we’re looking for;
• Someone who is reasonably active – this role involves lots of heavy lifting, bending and carrying
• Someone who is good at working as part of a team but also able to work independently when required
• A hardworking, enthusiastic and helpful attitude
• Someone who is willing to follow guidance and processes
• Reliability is essential

Practical information:

Our Volunteer Warehouse Assistants play an essential role in the smooth running ‘behind the scenes’ of our retail department while raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. We are looking for volunteers to assist with the day-to-day operations of the warehouse by helping to receive donations, load and unload the charity van and help with general maintenance.

There is no minimum time commitment that we expect from our volunteers so whether you can do a few hours a week or once a month, we’ll do our best to offer a role that fits in with your schedule. No previous experience is necessary as training will be provided.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 16+, Age 17+, Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
Address
5 Grove Park Court
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 4DP
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