Volunteer with us: Drivers Mate

Volunteer with us: Drivers Mate

Drivers Mate 

Can you help by volunteering as a Driver’s Mate, supporting the delivery of furniture to individuals and families across Greater Manchester?

Role Description:

  • Supporting our driving team with collecting donations and making deliveries of furniture and white goods
  • Loading and unloading the van, working within manual handling guidelines
  • Working with the warehouse, retail, and helpdesk team to coordinate deliveries and collections
  • Supporting the warehouse team with accepting onsite donations
  • Assisting with calls to clients awaiting deliveries and collections
  • Working alongside the Drivers and Driver Mentors, map reading, route planning and providing general support
  • Liaising with staff and volunteers
  • Attending team briefings

As a Drivers Mate, you’ll be helping to create the warm Mustard Tree welcome and sense of community that makes the charity so special.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience with heavy lifting and manual handling
  • Good communication skills
  • A kind, patient, and non-judgemental attitude
  • A love of chatting to and meeting new people
  • A willingness to get stuck in and take on new tasks
  • Someone who’d like to make a difference and help provide an essential service
  • Flexible and can-do attitude

We are currently looking for somebody to volunteer either once or twice per week, 9.00am – 3.00pm.


If you would like to apply, please complete the Mustard Tree Volunteering Application Form, and return it to volunteering@mustardtree.org.uk


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