Help with the running of newly established community interest company helping remove barriers to cycling and making cycling accessible to all by collecting and transporting bike donations and occasional transport of equipment to events. The Volunteer Driver will be responsible for collecting donated bikes/equipment and delivering to West Lothian Bike Library, as well as moving bikes between library hubs and loan venues. If delivering a bike to an individual who has arranged a loan, training will be given as to how to adjust the bike to the correct size for the borrower. Volunteers using their own van or car can be provided with bike racks and trailers. Expenses will be paid at a rate of 45p per mile. Applications will also be considered from volunteers qualified to drive hire vans for occasional use at events etc.
Collecting and delivering bikes and cycling equipment between library and loan/donor venues
After training, adjust bikes to correct position for users
West Lothian Bike Library is a not for profit, community interest company. We help people to get active and connected through cycling and associated activity. We aim to tackle inequalities in health by making cycling an activity for all, regardless of background, income or ability.
The Volunteer Driver role is on an as required basis. Please make your availability known to the Project Coordinator on a weekly basis and tasks will be allocated accordingly.
Experience required: - It is essential that you check with your vehicle insurance that you are covered for business use - You must have a valid driving licence and MOT - All documents must be made available to the project coordinator annually for verification - Reliable with good time management - Able to communicate well with customers and donors
Travel details: The role is based at Crofthead Community Centre with regular travel, mainly within West Lothian, for which expenses will be paid.
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: As per expenses policy.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: It is possible to visit WLBL and shadow the Project Coordinator/Project Officer before committing to the role.
Training details: Training available in cycling related activities, social media etc. assessed on an individual basis and subject to minimum commitment levels.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet