Carlisle, Cumbria



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Job Description

Customer Service Volunteer - Mobility Aids
Come and join our friendly team based in Carlisle and support your local community!

Location: Carlisle British Red Cross, Unit 11, Clifford Court, Cooper Way

We are interested in applicants who cancommit to volunteering a few hours a week on any weekday (daytime Monday toFriday) on a regular basis.

We provide people in your community with wheelchairs on a short-term basis.

Our Customer Service Volunteers use their people and administration skills to serve the public who require a wheelchair or other mobility equipment.

Your time will help people in your community stay independent by accessing a wheelchair.

Activities include:

  • Issuing and receiving wheelchairs (or other mobility aids equipment) using a computer based stock control system.

  • Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs (and other equipment).

  • Dealing with enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair (or other equipment) by telephone, face to face and online.

We Offer:

  • The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team

  • Free training and ongoing upskilling.

  • Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses

  • The chance to truly make a difference to local lives.

Click Apply Online to register your interest and we will be in touch to arrange a phone call with you.


For further information, please email: or call 01227 864712

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