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  • Castle Home Hub (Big Hoose partnership) - Glenrothes
    with Castle Furniture

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO96279 - Created/last updated: 26/03/2024



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    About this opportunity:'˜The Big Hoose' is a project whereby items which have been donated from companies are distributed to families in need via a referral process.
    Castle Furniture run a medium hub in both their Cupar and Glenrothes branch. The hub is stocked with things like baby formula, nappies, wipes, clothes, shoes, food, bedding, towels and more. The '˜Big Hoose' volunteer role involves receiving deliveries and stocking of shelves, preparing orders, transferring stock, and monitoring of referrals received.

    Castle Furniture have a Hub Coordinator who will support and work alongside all volunteers.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport and mileage rates will be reimbursed on a monthly basis.

    Experience required:Good organisational skills for maintenance of space as well as the ability to load and offload large items to and from a vehicle. This role also requires a willingness to be adaptable as every day will be slightly different and a '˜can do' attitude is imperative.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsGlenrothes Warehouse - Craig Mitchell House, Unit 6, Flemington Road, Queensway Ind Est, Glenrothes KY7 5QF

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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