Food Parcel Delivery Driver

Could you help by volunteering as a Driver, delivering food parcels to individuals and families across Greater Manchester?

Help facilitate the delivery and support the running of Mustard Tree’s emergency food parcel service.

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Driving a Mustard Tree van, delivering food parcels to individuals and families across Greater Manchester
  • Loading and unloading the van, working within manual handling guidelines
  • Working with the warehouse, delivery and helpdesk teams to co-ordinate deliveries
  • Supporting the warehouse team with accepting donations
  • Assisting with calls to clients awaiting food deliveries
  • Liaising with staff and volunteers
  • Attending team briefings

General Volunteer Duties

  • Work within health and safety guidelines and Mustard Tree policies and procedures
  • Embody Mustard Tree’s values and represent the charity as required

What we’re looking for: Person Specification

Specification Essential / Desirable
You must have a clean driving licence and be over 25 years old with at least 3 years driving experience. This is for our insurance, meaning we can unfortunately only accept people who fit these criteria. Essential
Enjoy working and building relationships with a range of people from different backgrounds. Essential
Possess good customer service skills, adopting a kind, non-judgemental approach. Essential
Have a flexible, can-do attitude, encouraging others to work towards our vision and within our values. Essential
Good English language skills, both written and verbal. Essential
Background in customer facing roles, retail or warehouse work. Desirable
Experience in working with people who are vulnerable. Desirable


The minimum commitment for this volunteering opportunity is at least one day per week, Monday to Friday, for 10 weeks.

Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm with plenty of breaks and lunch provided.

Contact Information

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please complete our Friend Of MT Application Form and send it to

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