Warehouse Volunteer

Durham City

To assist in the smooth running of the warehouse which may include assisting the van driver in stock deliveries/collections and stock preparation.


· Assist with collections and deliveries of bulky items.
· Assist in loading and unloading the van.
· To maintain clear and accurate records, including gift aid forms.
· Assist with processing stock including; moving, sorting and storing goods.
· Arranging items for display in the shop.
· Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) electrical goods (where applicable).
· Ensure the warehouse is kept clean and tidy at all times.
· To promote and apply all Age UK County Durham’s policies and in particular the Health and Safety Policy.
· To use any personal protective equipment as required.
· To wear the shop uniform

Skills & Qualities

· Dependable and trustworthy
· Ability to lift large items safely following guidelines
· Have an outgoing personality and enjoy meeting new people
· Enjoy working as part of a team
· An understanding of the feelings and needs of older people
· An open-minded and non-judgemental approach
· Willingness to undertake training

When & Where?

Opportunities are available in our Durham Superstore, Belmont Industrial Estate and Hidden Boutique, Durham City.
You must be able to give a regular commitment to the role. A variety of shift patterns are available within the opening hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Saturday.

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

Volunteers are required to complete the organisation’s volunteer induction and any other training identified as applicable to this role

Volunteer Benefits

· An opportunity to learn new skills and use them to benefit others
· Work experience and a work reference
· A chance to meet new people
· An opportunity to contribute to and be part of the organisation

Other Information

This volunteer role may be subject to a Basic DBS check. Volunteers need to be 18 years or over.

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Hours: to be agreed with line manager Type: Retail

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