Driver’s Mate Volunteer – Chelmsley Wood

Location: Acorns Furniture Shop Chelmsley Wood, B37 5TS


Hours: Flexible Monday – Friday. Volunteers are to be committed to a minimum of one day per shift, 8am – 4pm, as once the van leaves Acorns it may not return until the end of the day.

Our focus is around empowering and supporting volunteers to maximise their potential. But we also want to ensure a safe and happy atmosphere where you can make new friends, enjoy the experience and become part of the ‘Acorns family’.

No previous experience is necessary, however a positive outlook and good team working skills are a must working with a small team on the van.

We are looking for persons that are:

• Welcoming and friendly
• Smart and of clean of appearance
• Enjoy working in a close team
• Reliable and honest
• Able to prioritise tasks and be flexible
• Have good teamworking skills
• Are sensitive to the needs of our customers/donors
• Are physically fit and able to lift items that may at times be heavy

You will be assisting the driver in their daily duties:

• Assisting in the delivery and collection of goods
• Always being courteous and representing Acorns
• Handling stock carefully
• Being aware of H&S risks
• Always keeping the van clean and tidy