Shop Driver Volunteer - Caernarfon

Recruiter
British Red Cross
Location
Caernarfon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
02 Nov 2019
Ref
1256957892
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Shop Driver Volunteer Location: Caernarfon About the role You will form part of the local retail team, supporting Red Cross shop/s in the area. Your role will include making deliveries and collections to/from the public, businesses and other Red Cross shops. Being one element of a huge fundraising effort is very motivating and by representing the organisation, you will be helping the local community, raising much-needed money and funds for the work of the Red Cross. About the Team We have approximately 320 retail outlets in the UK and represent a significant fundraising arm of the British Red Cross. The shops generate a lot of much-needed income and are a great way to raise the profile of the charity on the high street. Close to 7 million people visit our shops every year, spending over GBP 28 million. About the person You need to have good interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills. Full training can be given for any necessary technical requirements. We keep the beneficiary at the heart of what we do, working to understand their needs and the difference we make. Also someone who has: * A good customer service manner; someone who is well presented, considerate and courteous at all times when dealing with customers and the general public * The ability to work alone and unsupervised as required * Awareness of basic vehicle maintenance * The ability to lift and move stock safely * Agreed to uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and adhere to the Society's Equal Opportunities Policy Tasks included in this Role: * Carrying out collections of donated goods offered from the general public or businesses across a wide area * Looking after the Red Cross vehicles * Maintaining full records of deliveries, collections, places visited and mileage recorded * Helping with the storage and movement of stock What We Offer * The chance to work with a variety of different people from different walks of life and make a real difference to their lives by being part of a great fundraising team * Comprehensive free training so you can represent the Red Cross with confidence * Working with warm and friendly like-minded people * Reimbursement of reasonable out-of-pocket expenses when on duty, including mileage * Charges * Being a volunteer for the British Red Cross means that you can proudly say you are part of the world's largest humanitarian organisation, and one of our 13 million volunteers across the world. Additional Information Must have a full driving licence, plus business insurance or similar cover if using own car. Young People and this Role We value the energy and enthusiasm that young people bring to this role. To carry out full delivery of this service volunteers must be 18. However (subject to a risk assessment, safeguarding requirements and parental consent) those aged 15 - 17 can be involved in a variety of activities such as promoting collections, supporting service volunteers and undertaking training. Here's a little bit more about us... The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. Our goal is to connect human kindness with human crisis. We're part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and we believe in the power of kindness. Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started. We support a huge range of people and we recruit for a diverse workforce - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis. Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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