Stock Collection for Claire House

We’re looking for Volunteer Retail Driver’s to support our retail drivers team.

Our Volunteer Retail Driver’s will be responsible for safely and efficiently transporting furniture & donated goods to and from our 15 retail shops around the Merseyside and Cheshire areas.

This role plays a vital part in supporting Claire House. By being out in the local communities you become an ambassador of the charity, and the positive effect this has on the Hospice and surrounding areas is priceless. This is an exciting new volunteer opportunity where you can gain valuable experience, meet new people and work with our wonderful retail team.




Purpose of the role and main tasks:

The Volunteer Retail Driver’s role will support the driver’s team with transporting stock to our shops. This role will include:

  • Assist the Retail Drivers in delivering stock & Furniture to the shops: Ability to lift and carry moderate to heavy loads (donated items) and perform physical tasks as needed.
  • Supporting the Retail Driver in completing tip runs.
  • Heavy lifting of stock including sofas tables, wardrobes etc: Full Manual Handling training will be provided.
  • Support the retail Driver in emptying the stock shed and clothing banks.
  • Abiding by all health and safety and training procedures.

Attributes and Competencies:

  • Hold a full, clean valid driver’s license.
  • Be able to drive a 3.5 tonne tail lift vehicle.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Commitment to the Claire House values.
  • Ability to volunteer as part of a team and also independently to cover absences and holidays.

Time Commitment:

Due to the training involved, this volunteer role requires a certain level of commitment, which can be discussed further pending application.


  • Opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the community.
  • Gain valuable experience.
  • Work with a diverse group of volunteers and staff.
  • Learn about the operations of a nonprofit or charity organisation.

To Apply: If you’re interested in applying for this opportunity, please complete our volunteer application form HERE or for more information you can contact the volunteering team on 0151 343 0883