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Volunteering Opportunity: VO48463

  • Van Driver's Mate
    with Trust In Fife - The Cairn Centre.

    Created/last updated: 26/02/2020

    About this opportunity:Trust In Fife is a voluntary sector organisation providing a range of services to homeless people throughout Fife
     •  To assist in supporting these services, Trust In Fife operate two charity outlets, The Cairn Centres in Kirkcaldy and Lochgelly
     •  Both offer good quality, previously owned goods to the local community
     •  Trust In Fife are currently looking for a Volunteer Driver's Mate for the Cairn Centre collection/delivery service across Fife
     •  This volunteering opportunity involves heavy/awkward lifting of furniture and white goods; and although, experience of manual handling would be desirable, it is not essential as training will be provided
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:There is an initial induction within the shop as well as quarterly training/team building events. There is regular support for volunteers as well as operating an open door policy for support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport rates or mileage rate, paid weekly.

    Experience required:A degree of physical fitness is required due to the nature of collections/deliveries, which can include heavy and awkward items. The ability to work within a team and communicate with the public. Previous manual handling experience would be of advantage but is not essential.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place at 83-85 Dunnikier Rd, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2QW.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.