Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Electrical Items Tester for British Heart Foundation - Cockhedge Park

Role Type: Regular
Based: Warrington Town Centre
Categories: Retail
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

What would I be doing?

Are you good with electrical items, or do you have an interest in electrical gadgets? If you want to help the environment in a voluntary role behind the scenes, this could be the position for you. Our
electrical item tester volunteers make sure all our donated electrical items are fully functional and
safe for sale.
Typical tasks for this role include:
· Plugging items in, turning them on, and making sure all the functions work correctly
· Following specific guidance on testing a vast range of different electrical items safely
· Cleaning donated items so they’re ready for re-sale
· Some light lifting with help on hand for the heavier items and white goods
· Identifying poor quality / damaged donations for recycling
· Identifying unusual or interesting items for online selling

What skills do I need?

We will give you all the training you need to be able to safely and confidently carry out
this role. So if you have an interest in electrical items, can work in a safe and organised manner and would like to broaden your skillset complete the link below for more information and join the BHF team.

About British Heart Foundation - Cockhedge Park

Our mission is to win the fight against cardiovascular disease and our vision is a world in which people do not die prematurely or suffer from cardiovascular disease. Coronary heart disease is the UK's single biggest killer but we at the British Heart Foundation are making fantastic progress in the fight against heart disease and are well on our way to realising our ambitions, funding £100m of life-saving research each year.

Recruitment and training details:

We will give you all the training you need to be able to safely and confidently carry out
this role.

Is a DBS required? No
Are volunteer expenses covered? e.g. travel Yes
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Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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