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Offered by:
FareShare Midlands
 
Location(s): Aspley, Basford, Berridge, Bestwood, Bilborough, Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Castle, Clifton East, Clifton West, Dales, Hyson Green and Arboretum, Leen Valley, Lenton and Wollaton East, Mapperley, Meadows, Radford, Sherwood, St Ann's, Wollaton West, Outside of Nottingham City
 
Address where volunteering takes place: 1 Harrimans Lane Lenton Nottingham NG7 2SD  

How many places are on offer?

1

Purpose of Role:

A standard driving licence is all you need to deliver our food once or twice a week to children’s clubs, homeless hostels and refuges in your area. We’ve got the vans, we just need you!


Role Description:

What will I be doing?
You will be the vital link between us and the charities, getting the food to where it’s needed
Dropping off the weekly orders of food at local charities and collecting surplus from local food businesses with the help of a Driver’s Assistant
You’ll be the friendly face of FareShare interacting with the charities, making sure they get the food they need
Working with other volunteers to load up the van with daily deliveries before you head out

Requirements:
A standard driving licence
Confident to drive a medium-sized van (experience is preferable)
Good at map reading and able to use a Sat Nav system
Positive, friendly and personable, interacting well with different people
Able to perform physical tasks including lifting and loading
Adaptable – managing surplus can be unpredictable so day to day routes and drop off points can vary

Benefits:
Active and sociable role, building relationships directly with the charities we support
Gain a variety of skills such as route planning, organising and communication skills
Working reference available after 3 months in the role
You will directly ensure that good quality food is not wasted and gets into the hands of the people who need it
Reasonable travel expenses and a free lunch

 
Skills and Qualifications:

Must have a standard driving licence and be aged 21 or over
Confident to drive a medium-sized van (experience is preferable)
Good at map reading and able to use a Sat Nav system
Positive, friendly and personable, interacting well with different people
Able to perform physical tasks including lifting and loading
Adaptable – managing surplus can be unpredictable so day to day routes and drop off points can vary

 
When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
 

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

21+

 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

3-5 working days

How long to complete training and recruitment?

1-3 days

 
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? No
 

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