Driver (Rosyth)

  • VO89989


Description

To provide supported and safe transportation for older people in the community to events and social cafes using your own car. Link Living offers befriending services to people aged 65 and over who reside in west fife and are socially isolated.

Main tasks:-

Provide Transport for member to and from cafe
Keep project worker informed of availability and issues that may arise
provide assistance to older people getting in and out of vehicle
Maintain confidentiality
provide annual vehicle insurance policy and MOT documentation

Organisation aims and objectives

The project aims to reduce social isolation in older people by recruiting and supporting individuals to become volunteers who can then be matched with an older person, to go shopping go for a coffee, support the person to attend a social group or help the older person with some simple practical tasks.

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2 - 3 hours per week

Restrictions

LinkLiving policy not to have volunteers under age 18
Experience required: You should have access to a car, business insurance and a clean current driving licence. You will be friendly and approachable, dependable and trustworthy. An ability to maintain confidentiality is essential while understanding the need to share information/concerns with paid (Assistant) Project Workers as required.
Travel details: Rosyth Park Gate Community Centre , Rosth
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: 45p per mile
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: You're welcome to come along to the cafe (by arrangement) and see what it's like.
Training details: We provide a volunteer handbook and training in various topics relevant to the role e.g. first aid, confidentiality, safeguarding
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 12 days ago