Volunteer Driver Community Car Scheme

  • VO90507


Description

The purpose of the community car scheme is to provide a service for people who are unable to use or have difficulty with access to public transport. Our aim is to help people with journeys to non-emergency NHS medical appointments which they may otherwise be unable to make.
To collect passengers and drive them to/from their destination in our New Nissan Electric Car.
Journeys are during the daytime hours Monday- Friday, evening and weekends trips are possible if a volunteer is available.
To assist passengers getting into or out of the car if they require it.
To ensure any luggage, walking aids, wheelchairs etc... are safely stowed.
To wait for passengers attending appointments or, depending on the length of appointment, to leave them and return later to take them home.

Organisation aims and objectives

Larkhall and District Volunteer Group is a voluntary organisation and our aim is to promote the health and wellbeing of the community in Larkhall and surrounding areas. To meet these aims our dedicated team of staff and volunteers work hard to provide services, activities and volunteering opportunities for all members of the community. Our services include, providing transport, call line, handyperson and we operate 7 lunch clubs in the area. We also offer a variety of activity groups for Gardening, Crafts, I.T., Genealogy, Walking, Exercise, Tea Dances, Football and Veterans groups.

Availability

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

Sun

Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Various

Frequency and commitment details

Frequency and commitment: Commitment 6 Months 2 Hours, Weekly

Restrictions

Insurance
Experience required: Driving An understanding or, and ability to offer, a regular voluntary commitment. Require a clean driving licence Ability to keep information confidential. Positive and friendly approach to people. Reliable and understanding with good listening skills. Ability to assess client needs and take appropriate action. Willing to undertake and complete relevant training.
Travel details: This volunteering takes place in SOUTH LANARKSHIRE throughout your local area
Minimum age: 21

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed
Training details: LDVG Induction Health & Safety Manual Handling Data Protection Safeguarding Equality & Diversity
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 18 days ago