Community Car Volunteer Driver

  • VO75280


Description

Larkhall and District Volunteer Group (LDVG) are looking for volunteer drivers who can help support clients to and from their non-emergency appointments to the local GP surgery or Hospital. Volunteers would drive our new electric Nissan Leaf car or use their own car to transport the patient from their home, to their appointment before assisting them in returning home again. Passengers may be frail, elderly, children or other vulnerable people. Volunteers will need to have a clean, current driving licence.
We now have 4 minibuses for hire or self-hire, 2 of our new buses can be driven on a standard car licence.

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

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Restrictions

No Gender Restriction, Volunteers must have a current driving licence. If the potential volunteer has points on their licence this will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Experience required: Driving, Caring,Patient,Reliable / Dependable,Sociable,Trustworthy,Must be patient, understanding and good with people.
Travel details: The opportunity takes at multiple location across South Lanarkshire Ashgill,Larkhall,Stonehouse
Minimum age: 25

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable expenses are reimbursed. Mileage is 45p per mile. Expenses for valeting of vehicle will be paid as and when required.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer