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OPP OF THE DAY: Volunteer Assistant Driver (part-time), Lotus Sanctuary CIC

Lotus Sanctuary CIC is a national community interest company providing safe, supported transitional housing for vulnerable adults and their children.

This key role of part-time Volunteer Assistant Driver (part time) within Lotus Living, our exciting new retail warehousing operation based in Tipton, will help us generate extra income to provide even more housing and support for our vulnerable residents on their journey to positive, independent living.

Based at our Tipton Warehouse, the Volunteer Assistant Driver will assist with driving operations including:

  • transporting stock between locations
  • co-ordinating with the warehouse to arrange collections
  • dealing with the public
  • assessing stock on arrival at collection


Unit 10, Navigation Point, Golds Hill Way, Tipton DY4 0PY


  • Monday – Friday, between 09.00 and 17.00
  • Hours/days to be arranged with the volunteer


As above hours/days to be arranged with the volunteer

Are there any access issues for disabled volunteers or volunteers with sensory impairment or learning disabilities?

Lotus Sanctuary is committed to creating an environment for volunteers that is free from all forms of discrimination and where diversity is embraced. It is our intention to do our very best, to ensure that the service Lotus Sanctuary offers is fair, inclusive, appropriate and relevant for each individual. Lotus Sanctuary also wants to ensure that volunteers are provided with opportunities appropriate to their volunteer role to enable them to develop in that role and to contribute effectively to the work of the organisation.

All volunteering opportunities are subject to a DBS check.

  • We have a volunteer expenses policy.
  • Mileage, travel and subsistence are payable under the conditions stipulated in the policy

Volunteering is a brilliant way to meet new people and improve your mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. It’s also an opportunity to learn new skills and take on new challenges to add to your CV, help you stand out and increase your employability.

To apply for this role:

  • You must be 18 years of age or over
  • Have at least 6 months’ proven experience of driving a 3.5 ton van (a reference from a previous employer or voluntary organisation will be required)
  • Have a clean, full UK driving licence
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English
  • Have a basic knowledge of and ability to use I.T

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Kate Alexander

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