Driver’s Mate

Role Summary

Location: Portchester

Why Volunteer?

Volunteering is an excellent way to give back to the community whilst improving your own skills and experience.

Role Purpose

  • Supporting our drivers to provide a collection and delivery service to our donors and customers.
  • Helping to ensure that the collection and delivery processes operate as effectively and efficiently as possible providing an excellent customer experience at all times.

Role includes:

  • Assisting in loading vans with items to be delivered
  • Assisting in carrying out deliveries and with making collections
  • Reading road maps and assisting the driver with navigation
  • Assisting with unloading of collected items, either into our warehouse or directly into our shop

Knowledge and skills to be gained:

  • Of Health and Safety procedures especially relating to manual handling
  • Of providing excellent customer service
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • The ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Of working with the public
  • Of working under pressure in a busy environment
  • Knowledge in the reuse, recycling and rehabilitation industry

If you are interested in volunteering, and are able to commit to at least 1 day per week, please contact us for an informal chat to discuss our current volunteering opportunities. Opportunities will vary due to availability.