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Organisation: General     Date Posted: 01/04/2021

Opportunity: Volunteer Tool Collector

Opportunity Code: VH104-10164

Closing Date to Apply: -

Purpose:
Nationwide Christian charity that collects unwanted usable tools, refurbishes them, sorts them into trade tool kits and sends them to the developing world for livelihood creation.
The charity sends around 20 containers filled with over 300 tonnes of tools every year. They invest in local people supporting their own communities through livelihood creating projects such as skills training centres.

The Tool Collectors role is to respond to requests from members of the public to collect tools they have to donate and to store them for the charities van to collect.

There is considerable flexibility in this role time wise as collections can be made at any time which is agreed between you and the donor

Duties:
Taking calls and emails from members of the public and arranging collection times

Driving to collect tools from people and bringing them back to your storage area

Arranging collections from the charities vans

Time needed from Volunteer:
Time and days are flexible and will be discussed between the potential volunteer and charity.

You will be given a Polo Shirt promoting the charity to wear and an ID card if required.

Skills Experience & Qualifications:
You should have a friendly and welcoming personality as you will be the face of the charity to members of the Public.
You need to enjoy driving and be happy to travel reasonable distances. You also need to be reasonably physically fit as the loads of tools can be heavy.

To be reasonably organised to ensure that you check emails regularly and respond to these and telephone requests and can sort out your schedule around any other commitments you have.

Charity will provide an induction to the role which may be either over the phone, electronically or in person and a volunteer handbook on starting.
You will have a named contact within the charity for any questions or problems and further training can be provided as required.

Additional training will be provided if needed to carry out role.

Must be 18+

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