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Volunteering Opportunity: VO71796

  • Volunteer Driver
    with Oor Wee Cafe.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Volunteer drivers are required to collect surplus food from local businesses which would need to be collected each week at a given day and time and then transported back to the cafe
     •  The food will be used in the cafe and/or offered to everyone for a donation
     •  Collections may be from Sainsburys in Kirkcaldy, Tesco in Dunfermline or Greggs in Cowdenbeath for example
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Each store will have its own rules and procedures, the volunteer will be supported to follow these. Any additional training will be offered as required or requested.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel will be paid at 30p per mile.

    Experience required:A driver who owns their own car and is reliable and trustworthy.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsLocally within Fife, whichever supermarket/business offers food, which will need to be collected and returned to Kelty.

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