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Host Organisation: St Paul's Centre

To assist the Driver in the delivery and collection of furniture locally. To work with the Centre Manager in the furniture warehouse

Opportunity Interests: Children and Young People, Crisis or disaster relief, Families, Men, Older People (60+), People who are unemployed, People with Disabilities, People with Drug & Alcohol Issues, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Refugees, people seeking Asylum and immigrants, Victims of Crime, Women
Type of Activity: Construction / Odd Jobs, Retail
Location: Crewe
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM

To take your lead from the Driver as you travel locally to collect donated items of furniture, deliver items on referral and assist the Centre Manager in the stock of furniture. We meet people from different walks of life in Crisis situations who need furniture so by assisting us you will be helping the community.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

The volunteer will need to be physically able to lift all kinds of furniture, be a good listening and able to take instruction from their supervisor . Team work is key in the charity as is a caring attitude to work with others and not give judgement. Discretion whilst working in peoples homes will be needed and honesty as they go about their work. We need reliable people who are able to help each week building a routine and good work ethic.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?: No
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

Travel and/or lunch expenses may be available after working 6 weeks with us.

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Full Training will be given on the job and support from permanent staff will always be available. There is a family atmosphere and we trust that the volunteers time here will be enjoyable, constructive and varied. Staff are very willing to give a listening ear if people need to talk through situations they find themselves in.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Full training on the job with staff available to assist. A full induction including Health and Safety with Manual handling is given to all volunteers and staff.