Driver's Assistant

We are looking for volunteers who enjoy being out and about, to help our retail drivers collect stock from the public and businesses in the local area.  The role will require you to help deliver empty bags to properties around the local area, then collect the donations and load and unload stock at our sites

Alongside a Retail Driver, you will travel as a passenger in a van to efficiently deliver bags and collect donated goods. This will include:

Collecting donations from local businesses and from members of the public as required.

Safely loading and unloading goods

Supporting the delivery of goods to customers/shops/couriers on occasion


No previous experience or qualifications are required. However, the following skills will be helpful:

Good communication skills and ability to get on with people

Happy working in a team

Good time management skills

Physically fit and ability to lift bulky and heavy items and follow health and safety procedures

Be reactive and flexible to needs of customers and Shaw Trust staff.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No


This opportunity is available in the following areas:


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