Volunteering just a few hours a week at LOPC can be extremely rewarding, and can help you get ahead of the pack by providing the following:

  • Experience of working with groups of different ages and abilities
  • Enhance your CV and boost your career prospects.
  • Gain an insight into working at a busy Outdoor Centre.
  • Work alongside experienced Instructors.
  • Build your self-confidence, competence and skills.
  • Meet new people and make new friends.

Current Opportunities at LOPC

We are looking for Volunteer Mini-bus Driver’s to assist the Centre on a part-time basis.  

Job Title:                    Mini-bus Driver

Responsible to:         Volunteer Coordinator

Role Description:      Join the LOPC team in a voluntary capacity, as a mini-bus driver for our off-site activities.


Role Responsibilities:

1.      Driving and Inspections:

  • Contribute to the pre-usage checks of the bus before any journey is made, maintaining a log of & reporting any issued raised to Centre Management.
  • Drive up to 16 passengers in a mini-bus to offsite activity / locations.  This may involve pick-ups from schools, day-trips to offsite locations or even multi-day trips on rare occasions.
  • Maintaining the bus to a high standard. This may include: sweeping / cleaning the bus, completing inspections of the bus & completing journey log.

2.      Other tasks:

·         Undertake any other reasonable duties that may be requested by the Volunteer Coordinator or member of staff.

·         Conduct yourself in a professional manner, making sure uniform is clean and visible.

 Applicants MUST be 25 years or older and hold minimum: D1 license

 Desirable: D1 + E license

Hours: Flexible, depending on the work the Centre requires.

All applicants will be subject to a Enhanced DBS and criminal record check.

Application: Please send a CV and covering letter to volunteer@lopc.co.uk

For further information about volunteering at LOPC please contact:

Tabitha Murray-English
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Loughborough Road


Telephone (0116) 268 1426