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  • Bikeworks Van Driver
    with Bikeworks Fife

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48547 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Represent Bikeworks with the collection of bikes and related material for recycling and refurbishment. Utilise Bikeworks logoed Fiat long wheelbase van. Points of collection:
    - Fife Council recycling centre where there are designated Bikeworks containers for the public to deposit unwanted cycles
    - Scottish Police service within Fife
    - St Andrews University
    - Direct from members of the public
    - Deliver refurbished bikes to customers throughout Fife eg members of the public, schools
    - Deliver scrap aluminium to scrap merchants.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:25
    Maximum age:70
    Training provided:Induction training will involve an introduction to Bikeworks, its values and purpose. Specific driver training will be given with regard to a mentored approach
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Expenses are paid weekly in regards to the transport means by which the volunteer comes to Bikeworks.

    Experience required:Clean driving licence with a pride in safe driving. Ideally the volunteer should be physically fit in regards to loading/unloading cycles from the Bikeworks van. A positive, fun

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Van insurance

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsBikeworks, Unit 4, Castleblair Business Park, Glenrothes, KY7 5QR. Bikeworkds is within walking distance of the centre of Glenrothes with good bus and cycle access. There is secure parking.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

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