Drivers Assistant Oswestry / Charity shop

Posted for Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin

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We are looking for van driver assistants to assist the van driver to pick up and deliver large items of furniture. Assist at the shop with the receipt of donations and collection of purchased items, managing shop stock and store layout changes. Half and full day shifts available Monday to Saturday. Volunteers should be able to lift and move heavy items of furniture.

The shop provides a service for older people and their families who want to dispose of unwanted furniture, and for those people who want to buy good quality furniture at a reasonable price. It also providse the charity with an income that allows us to continue to provide much needed services for local older people. Must be aged 18 years and over.

We will support you in your voluntary role as and when needed. This will include providing initial induction training and the opportunity to attend meetings where we will discuss issues relevant to your role in the charity shop.

We will keep you informed of changes in policy, legislation or personnel that might affect your role.

Age UK STW will provide public liability insurance for your voluntary role (as long as you are acting within Age UK guidelines).

Age UK STW will pay reasonable, agreed ?out of pocket? expenses incurred as a result of your voluntary role.


You will need to be able to deal with donors and customers in a professional and polite way, in the shops and in people?s homes.

You will need to be able to move furniture on and off the van, and into and out of the shops. A manual handling course will be provided.


  • Disability
  • No specific interest
  • Older People
  • Retail


  • Drivers Assistant/Escort
  • Driving
  • General Helping
  • Practical Skills


No additional details recorded for this opportunity.

When do I need to be available?

Start Date: 31/10/2017

End Date: 31/10/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

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