Volunteer Driver

  • VO96404


Volunteer drivers will have the opportunity to drive either a Mini bus or MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) transporting service users to and from various locations, picking up food donations from supermarkets, accompany staff on outdoor activities and also participate if interested, interact with service users. Complete daily checks, log mileage usage and reporting any relevant issues/problems to a designated staff member, ensure vehicles are kept clean and tidy internally and externally.

Organisation aims and objectives

C.A.T.H. (Churches Action for the Homeless) is a local charity which supports, encourages and promotes the development and delivery of projects to relieve homelessness and poor housing, improve the conditions of life and generally aid the development of individuals who are homeless in the Perth & Kinross area. The organisation recognises the associated problems that homelessness presents and works to alleviate these and help maintain and improve the quality of life of our beneficiaries. CATH is a private company limited by guarantee and a charity regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.











17+ for MPV, 25+ for Mini bus Clean current license required. Mini bus drivers required to have D1 category on their license.
Experience required: • Current, clean driving licence • Approachable, friendly and enthusiastic • Ability to work positively with a wide range of people, many who may be disadvantaged in some way • A non-judgemental approach • Reliable and good timekeeper • Work under minimum supervision after an agreed period • Ability to understand and follow all relevant policies and procedures • An interest in homelessness
Travel details: CATH Community Hub – Ladeside Main Office – 188-190 High Street, Perth Various Supermarkets in Perth City Various other locations as necessary
Minimum age: 17


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Yes (capped amount, no expenses layout required)
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Test drive initially
Training details: Initial induction and ongoing training relevant to the opportunity