British Red Cross

NOW - 20/03/2023

Job details
Full job title: Volunteer
Full time / part time
Part time
Numbers of hours per week: 3
Specific shift details
Mornings, Evenings
Job description
If you enjoy being in an office and like meeting people, this is the role for you. You ll be providing people with wheelchairs and other equipment to help them get moving again after illness or injury.

We would like you to be able to volunteer weekly for at least 3 hours
On any day of the week during normal office hours
For at least 6 months
Ideally you will live within 10 miles of the office.

Health and Safety Statement

We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety.
We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need.
We re sorry but at the moment we can t always host 15 17 year olds, do get in touch and we can let you know what you can do near you.
If you have any questions before applying, please contact us at [email protected]

We need volunteers like you so that that everyone who needs one can get a wheelchair. Each year we hire out or loan over 75,000 wheelchairs to help people to get around after an injury or illness. In this role you will be welcoming customers and helping them to get moving again.

What you will be doing
Giving a warm welcome to customers visiting or phoning us.
Helping people wanting to hire a wheelchair or other equipment.
Using a computer-based stock control system.
Showing people how to use equipment.
Taking payments / donations

The skills you need
Physically able to safely lift or move wheelchairs and other mobility equipment
Some customer service experience is desirable.
Enjoy meeting people and good people skills.
Able to work independently and in a team.
Good IT skills.
Able to commit to a regular shift on a weekly basis.

What's in it for you
Meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team.
A great opportunity to use your existing skills or gain new ones.
An opportunity to be part of the world s largest humanitarian organisation and the knowledge that you are making a positive difference to people s lives.
All training and induction for the role.
Reasonable pre-agreed travel expenses for the role including for attending training.

Closing date: 31-07-2023

How to apply

Apply online