Food Parcel Delivery Driver – Ancoats

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
A background in customer service, retail and logistics Desirable
Experience with heavy lifting and manual handling Desirable
Good English language ability, both written and verbal Essential
Good interpersonal skills, with a kind and non-judgemental approach Essential
Flexible and can-do attitude Essential
Encouraging others to work to our vision and values Desirable
Experience of working in a team 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


We currently deliver food twice a week, on Tuesdays & Thursdays with a typical day delivering food running from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

We would ask for a minimum commitment of at least 10 weeks, as consistent as possible. We’re happy to be flexible, and are always open to having conversations around availability.

Contact Information

If you are interested in this volunteering opportunity, please submit an online Friend Of Mustard Tree application form.

Alternatively, you can complete the attached Friend Of Mustard Tree application form and email to

If you have any queries, please call 0161 228 7331.

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