Tool Collector

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Opportunity Description: Tools with a Mission is a Christian Charity that transforms lives across Africa through the gift of skills training and tools. Our mission statement sums it up:
We collect usable donated tools, refurbish them, sort them into trade kits and send them to the developing world for livelihood creation.

The Tools With A mission (TWAM) Tool Collectors role is to respond to requests from members of the public to collect tools they have to donate and to store them for the TWAM van to collect.
There is considerable flexibility in this role time wise as collections can be made at any time which is agreed between you and the donor.
If you prefer not to or don’t drive then you can also be a drop off point when people bring the tools to you
Typical tasks may include
Taking calls and emails from members of the public and arranging collection times
driving to collect tools from people and bringing them back to your storage area
arranging collections from the TWAM vans
Type of Activity: Community Work, Driving, General Helping & Practical Work
Areas of Interest: Poverty, Unemployed, Women's Groups
Skills: Practical, Interpersonal
Who we are looking for: You should have a friendly and welcoming personality as you will be the face of TWAM to members of the Public. You need to enjoy driving (unless acting only as a drop off) and be happy to travel reasonable distances. You also need to be reasonably physically fit as the loads of tools can be heavy. Finally, you need to be reasonably organised to ensure that you check emails regularly and respond to these and telephone requests and can sort out your schedule around any other commitments you have.
Requirements: Driving License, Own vehicle or have access to a vehicle
Suitable for: Employee Volunteers, Long Term Commitment, From Home, People Seeking Work, Older People
Practical considerations:
Recruitment method: Application Form, Informal Discussion, References
Expenses details: Available if required
Any Age/Gender restrictions: 18+
Induction Arrangments: Yes - remotely by Zoom
Insurance Cover: Yes
Support Available: We provide an induction to the role which may be either over the phone, electronically or in person and a volunteer handbook on starting. You will have a named contact within TWAM for any questions or problems and further training can be provided as required. You will also be given a TWAM Polo Shirt and fleece to wear and an ID card if required.