Join our new removals team and help our clients turn a new house into a home
DIY / Maintenance volunteers needed for Launchpad Reading
Launchpad understands the importance of a home and our pilot Removals Service will help our clients to move between properties and turn their new place into their new home.
We’re looking for Volunteers to join our Removals Team and assist with removing, transporting and loading our Clients’ personal possessions when they move.
We need physically fit, friendly Volunteers, who have good listening skills and are willing to work in any weather across various locations in Reading.
This role is job dependant. Volunteers will choose a set weekday (Mon – Fri) on our weekly rota, and will be called upon when required. When called upon, Volunteers will be needed from 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Previous experience with removals is great, but not essential.
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Any of these times
Additional timing details
This role is job dependant. Volunteers will choose a set weekday (Mon - Fri) on our weekly rota, and will be called upon when required. When called upon, Volunteers will be needed from 10:00am – 4:00pm.
DIY / Maintenance
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeLikes team workSociableSupportiveWants to get out and aboutLikes to get hands dirtyPhysically fit
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Manual Handling, Sharps Awareness and Health & Safety Training provided
Description of support
Regular feedback and meetings from Removals Coordinator and Volunteer Coordinator; Volunteer team newsletters and quarterly social events.
Description of expenses
Reasonable travel expenses paid. Lunch provided during shifts
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
17 January 2018