Do you enjoy driving and meeting people and want to help out your local community? We would love to hear from you.
In our community there are many people in need of food and Gift of Bread seeks to assist those in the community by delivering excess bread to those in need. This service cannot happen without the help of dedicated volunteers.
An exciting opportunity is available for an ongoing volunteer driver to collect and deliver bread for a food rescue and distribution charity. The successful applicant will deliver bread from our Tempe Outreach Centre to charities and clients in the Inner West and Western Suburbs, driving one of our Toyota HiAce vans. If you are over 25 and hold a current Australian Class C (car) Drivers Licence, this organisation would like to hear from you. The minimum commitment is three hours per week, with various days and flexible times available.
Duties include *check deliveries against the run manifest
- load the van in reverse delivery order (first in, last out) unload empty crates at end of day
- lift moderate weight (up to 15 kg)
- deliver bread in accordance with the client’s request
- Reliability, punctuality and good organisational skills
- Ability to follow directions
- Ability to use a street directory or GPS navigation
- Calm and courteous driving manner
Gift of Bread has a COVID-19 safety plan in operation at every volunteer session. We also have a trained health officer in attendance at all sessions, to check the temperature and general health of every volunteer. The safety and welfare of our volunteers is of paramount importance to us
Benefits: Volunteering allows you to connect to your community and make it a better place. Dedicating your time as a volunteer helps you to make new friends, expand your network, raise your self-confidence, improve your social and work skills and achieve a natural sense of accomplishment.