Volunteer Collection and Delivery Driver
POSITION: VOLUNTEER COLLECTION AND DELIVERY DRIVER
ORGANISATION: EVERY CHILD ONLINE
LOCATION: BASILDON OFFICE AND HOME
TYPE: PART-TIME / SHARED POSITION (FLEXIBLE HOURS)
REMUNERATION: UNPAID/VOLUNTEER POSITION (Potential for paid employment based on successful fundraising efforts)
Every Child Online is a charitable organisation dedicated to providing underprivileged children with access to computer equipment and online resources. We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Volunteer Driver to collect donated computer equipment from various locations in Essex, London, possibly further afield. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth collection and transportation of these donations, enabling us to bridge the digital divide and empower disadvantaged children with essential technology.
- Collect donated computer equipment from designated locations in Essex, London, and nearby areas
- Safely load and transport the collected items to Every Child Online’s storage facility or designated drop-off points.
- Maintain accurate records of collected items, including donor information and equipment details.
- Coordinate collection schedules with the organisation’s team and communicate any changes or delays promptly.
- Ensure that all collected equipment is handled and transported with care to prevent any damage or loss.
- Adhere to all traffic regulations and drive responsibly at all times.
- Provide excellent communication and customer service to donors, fostering positive relationships and representing the charity professionally.
- Report any issues or concerns regarding the collected items or the collection process to the designated supervisor.
Skills and Qualities:
- Possession of a valid and untarnished driver’s license.
- Prior experience in driving, preferably with a good driving record.
- Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage collection schedules efficiently.
- Excellent communication skills to interact with donors and effectively represent Every Child Online.
- Enthusiasm for the mission and values of the organisation, displaying a commitment to making a positive impact on children’s lives.
- Reliable and punctual, with the ability to follow instructions and work independently.
- Physical ability to safely lift and transport computer equipment, occasionally requiring moderate to heavy lifting.
- Flexibility to accommodate varying collection schedules, including weekends and evenings if required.
- The opportunity to contribute to a worthy cause and make a meaningful difference in the lives of underprivileged children.
- Gain valuable experience in logistics and coordination within a charitable organisation.
- Develop communication and customer service skills through interactions with donors.
- Meet new people and build a network within the local community.
- Letter of recommendation and acknowledgement of volunteer service, upon request.
- Volunteer expenses paid
- Use of Charity Van
- Every Child Online will cover your insurance while using a charity vehicle.
Note: As a volunteer position, this role does not involve monetary compensation, however as the charity grows this could become a paid position
Please Email Your CV and cover letter to email@example.com or call 01264 544074 for more information about the role and our charity.
Every Child Online is an equal opportunity organisation and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. A PTS check will be required before starting this position – We will pay for this PTS check should you be successful