Since 1994, Mustard Tree has transformed the lives of people in Greater Manchester who are trapped in poverty or homelessness, by enabling them to gain the skills and self-confidence they need to reach their full potential.
As a Friend Of Mustard Tree, you are a wonderful person who is able to give up some of their time to support Mustard tree's current offer of food, furniture, toiletries, clothing and further support. You embody our values, and are confident, considerate and empathetic.
As a Driver's Mate, you'll be assisting our warehouse & delivery team in making collections of donated furniture & white goods, and delivering furniture& white goods to Mustard Tree's clients & people in need. You have jobs from 9:00 until 122:00, come back for a (great) lunch, then drive 13:00 until 15:00. With your support, Mustard Tree can hand deliver beds, cookers, fridges and cribs to people and families across Greater Manchester.
What you’ll be doing: Role Description
• Supporting driver mentors to deliver food provision to clients across Manchester and Salford
• Loading and unload the van working within manual handing guidelines
• Working under supervision of logistics team leader and driver mentor internally and externally
• Support with the donations of food and goods to Mustard Tree warehouse
• Working alongside the Driver/Mentors, as a Drivers Mate, assisting with map reading and/or how to use a ‘Sat Nav’ for route-planning
• Assisting with courtesy calls to clients awaiting food deliveries.
• Liaising with staff and volunteers.
• Attend team briefings
General Volunteering Duties
• Work within health & safety guidelines and Mustard Tree policies and procedures
• Embody Mustard values and represent the charity as required
9:00 - 15:00 Once per week