Passenger Escort

  • VO86382
  • One-off volunteering


Description

• The escort will travel with and assist passengers.
• They must be able to help the passengers board and exit the vehicle.
• They may need to install car seats in the vehicle for any children travelling (training will be given).
• They may need to help passengers shopping.
• They may be there to boost the confidence of the passenger travelling as, due to the pandemic, many people are unsure about travelling again.
• They will need to note down any comments made by the passengers re the service to help with our service evaluation and monitoring.
• They will need to be able to get a passenger and wheelchair into and safely installed in the vehicle which have electric wheelchair lifts (training will be provided for this and paid for by ourselves)

Organisation aims and objectives

Provision of safe, accessible transport alternative for elderly, disabled, rurallly or socially excluded people in Buchan. We use fully accessible minibuses and volunteers can also use their own cars

Availability

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

The hours would vary due to passenger requirements. There may be days that we do not need an assistant.

Restrictions

Travel details: The volunteer if local could be picked up enroute by our driver but if not local may need to have access to a vehicle to meet with the driver. Any mileage incurred can be claimed back.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We pay 45p per mile for Car use and we will pay any public transport used.
Training details: We provide a PATS (Passenger Assistant Training) course and will provide training re childrens booster seats installation.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago

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