Volunteer Driver - Community Transport

  • VO88272


As a volunteer driver you will be helping clients to attend medical or social appointments - this can be to the hospital, GP, dentist or to visit family/friends; to the hairdressers or to a lunch group. Journeys can be local or longer. For example, a client may have an appointment in Aberdeen or Moray. Volunteers can also choose to help a client with shopping - using your own vehicle to drive to a shop to do a shop or accompany a client to the supermarket.

Organisation aims and objectives

RVS. aims to help people maintain independence and dignity in their own homes and communities, particularly in later life. This strategy places increased emphasis on: - Food delivered to the home - Extending the service we provide in hospitals to include not just cafes and shops but also patient support and get-you-home service - Community help schemes that support independence for older and housebound people at home and in their community - Emergency services to support those vulnerable through national or other disasters










Frequency and commitment details

Flexible - you can choose to do as little or as much as you want.


Experience required: Must have a valid driver license; own vehicle. As you will be helping people who can be vulnerable you will be a friendly and positive person who likes meeting new people. Must have an awareness of safeguarding and confidentiality.
Travel details: Based at home, you will respond to requests you can do.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Mileage: 45p per mile
Training details: Induction; online modules; ongoing support from the Grampian Team.

Last updated 2 months ago