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Volunteer Warehouse Assistant

Posted for The Hope Centre

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What tasks may be involved?

  • Loading/unloading boxes from the van
  • Picking and packing food items
  • Moving small and large/heavy items and boxes
  • Adhering to all health and safety within the warehouse environment 
  • Getting packages/items ready to be sent to different service areas
  • Cleaning/clearing up
  • Communicating with members of the public who are dropping off donations etc.

 What would the benefits be for me?

  • Induction to the Hope Centre 
  • Access to training 
  • Gain experience and new skills
  • Enhancement for your CV
  • Regular news updates
  • Support sessions
  • Open door policy to the Volunteer Coordinator and Support Team
  • Encouragement to try new things   
  • Reference after 8 weeks
  • Be part of a team with a good ethos
  • Increased confidence
  • Meeting new people

Expectations:

  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be able to relate to staff, volunteers, and customers
  • Must have a flexible approach towards undertaking relevant tasks
  • Must respect boundaries and confidentiality
  • Must not discriminate
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety regulations

Skills

What qualities or skills would be useful?

  • General level of fitness as some lifting will be involved
  • Ability to work on own or as part of a very small team 
  • Trustworthy 
  • Flexible, friendly, and enthusiastic attitude required. 
  • Sense of humour goes a long way too!



Register your Interest

Interests

  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Homeless and Housing

Activities

  • General Helping
  • Supporting Charities

Details

  • Accessibility
    Ramps available in the warehouse
  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Food Club warehouse is open from Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00. Any hours you can do will be appreciated!

Location

Hope Food Club
Biz Space, KG Business Centre, Kingsfield Way
Dallington
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN5 7QS

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