This opportunity is about saving items for reuse that would be beneficial to others in need.

Could you function quickly using your own initiative to process items saved from the waste stream that will benefit them?

Applicants can apply for either Wednesday or Thursdays,  mornings 09:00am – 12:00noon or afternoons 13:00pm – 16:00pm slots.

The benefits of volunteering:-

  • A full induction when you start
  • Making new friends and be part of a team
  • Building self-confidence by using own initiative to achieve outcome.
  • Supporting a worthwhile cause at the heart of your community
  • Learning and developing new skills
  • Knowledge that you are helping support people by providing them with good items saved from going to Waste.


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  • Assisting with the collections of reusable items from Household Waste Recycling Centre
  • Checking the suitability of all items segregated for Reuse and whether they comply with Health and Safety requirements and Trading Standard regulations
  • Preparing items for Reuse via activities such as cleaning, sorting, and repairing
  • Cataloguing and photographing reusable items before uploading them to the Reuse360 Hub website
  • Preparing orders for collection and/or delivery.

Required Qualities:

  • Self-motivated, able to support role unassisted using own initiative and decision making skills.
  • Have a positive, can do attitude.
  • Able to listen and take instruction.
  • Able to be a team player, supporting others if required.
  • Be relatively fit and active.
  • Have practical, problem solving skills.
  • Creative skills are welcome but not essential.
  • Computer and IT skills are welcome but not essential.


Volunteers are required to complete training courses before commencing any volunteering and to renew their training as and when required.


Required Age:

18 years +


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Preston Waste Transfer Station, Wallend Road, Riversway, Preston, PR2 2HW

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: LCC Waste Management Officers

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