ID: 114767

Retail - Donation Collection Assistant to Driver, West Gosford

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months West Gosford NSW

About this opportunity

Working alongside our truck drivers assisting in tasks involving collection of heavier donations, ie furniture, large clothing bags, books and other items being donated. Some heavy lifting involved. 6am to 2pm - there are 3 trucks.

May also be required to assist in the warehouse. Male or female volunteers will be considered.

Benefits: Participating in work which makes a difference for people in need; gaining relevant work experience which can result in paid employment; meeting new people and potentially forming new friendships and networks.

Training: Ongoing support/instruction on how to accomplish tasks safely. A lot of the work is done in a team providing opportunities to learn. Training in OH&S (manual handling), how to communicate with customers.

Notes: Good physical heatlh is required as there is heavy lifting involved (up to 20 kg) and ability to climb into truck cabin. Volunteers in this role are also requested to wear steel capped boots for safety reasons.

18 Dignity Cl is off Manns Rd, West Gosford.

***To be referred to this role an interview with Volunteering Central Coast is required. You will be contacted soon to arrange a mutually convenient time and place. ***

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Driver's Licence (C) . Heavy Lifting . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

All participants need to have a Working with Children Check and undertake an initial three month trial period and should be willing to learn, participate and work within a team environment. Good physical health is required as there is heavy lifting involved. Volunteers in this role are also requested to wear steel capped boots for safety reasons.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Mon-Fri,6am to 2pm - there are 3 trucks

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Retail & Sales
  • Sport & Physical Activity

Induction, on the job training


Safety boots not supplied.