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Charity Retail Drivers and Drivers' Mates - Volunteers URGENTLY needed.

Charity Retail Drivers and Drivers' Mates - Volunteers URGENTLY needed.
Martin House Children's Hospice
Description of the role:

This is a key position supporting the work of our retail outlets across the region. Alongside our retail staff and our other retail volunteers you’ll become part of a busy team which generates as much income as possible to support our children, young people and families.
The role includes:
• Collecting donated items from the public, and delivering items to our shops and showroom.
• Performing visual checks of appropriate vehicles to be used, and signing them out and in.
• Using Sat Nav, Google Maps, or other appropriate navigation systems.
• Lifting and moving objects and bags of donated goods.
• Championing Martin House’s core values and family-focused ethos within the community.
Commitment: We hope that you would be able to provide a minimum of half a day per week (hours within the day vary according to the needs of the business), but we can be flexible with time commitment. A full, clean driving license is essential unless, applying for the role of ‘Driver’s Mate’ in which case you will not be operating a vehicle.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Volunteer profile:
• Organised.
• A flexible and positive approach.
• Adaptability to the role’s requirements.
• Personable when speaking with members of the public, staff, and other volunteers.

Practical information:

Support you will receive from Martin House, and your involvement in our organisation includes:
• Regular contact with the manager responsible for the area with which you will volunteer.
• You will gain valuable experience and understanding of the services Martin House offers.
• You will be part of the work of a highly regarded UK charity.
• Full training and supervision will be given as appropriate for the volunteering role.
• Volunteers are invited to attend hospice-wide events which include other areas of our work.
• Volunteers are invited to join the Martin House Volunteer Forum (more information available on request).
• We ask all our volunteers to follow Martin House policies and procedures.
• We will need you to complete documentation relating to the role.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: Yes
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
Martin House Furniture Showroom
Street 4
West Yorkshire
Ls23 7FJ
Last updated: 23.04.2022
Organisation Information

The aim of Martin House is to provide family led care for children with life shortening conditions. It is a place where children, young people and their families can come to stay from time to time to find support, rest and practical help.

Charity number: 517919