Fair Frome Furniture Bank Driver

Fair Frome

Name: Fair Frome Furniture Bank Driver
Organisation: Fair Frome
Location: Fair Frome, Frome Town Hall, Christchurch Street West, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1EB
Type: Part Time
One half day a week - hours by arrangement. Probably Monday, Tuesday or Friday


Fair Frome is looking for someone who can spare a few hours a week working for the new furniture bank - a scheme that collects donated furniture and small electrical items and delivers to referred clients. The Volunteer will need to be an experienced driver over 25 with a clean licence, used to driving a long wheel base van and lifting heavy items.

The person should also support the aims and ethos of Fair Frome and be a 'people' person, able to deal empathetically with people undergoing difficult periods in their lives.

We anticipate this would entail doing a half day a week, hours by arrangement.

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Organisation Description

Fair Frome champions greater financial, educational, social and health equality for people living in Frome and the surrounding areas. We work alongside communities, families, individuals, volunteers, partner agencies and other stakeholders to create joined up, sustainable services, support innovation, raise awareness of the issues of poverty and increase participation across Frome.


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Cause / Interests

  • Crisis Support
  • Education
  • Families
  • Food banks
  • Poverty

Types of Activity

  • Driving
  • Food banks
  • Local Events
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching

Skills and Qualifications


Clean driving licence
Experience driving log wheel base van
People skills
Needs to be comfortable with heavy lifting
Local knowledge useful


Satisfaction at doing a worthwhile job helping people who are currently struggling with finances.
Regular volunteering with a great like-minded team who are passionate about what they are doing.
Potentially also helping with Fair Frome's other projects - food bank, campaign projects, community lunches.
This can boost self-confidence and the CV.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 25
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: Yes
Restrictions: Yes
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Yes
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Trial Period, Interview