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. Volunteers would drive their own car to the patient's home and support 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 and access to their own vehicle.

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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Monday - Friday (mornings and afternoon). Evenings and weekends are optional.

Restrictions

Volunteers must be 25yrs or over. PVG Check and references will be required.
Experience required: Must have a clean, current driving licence (drivers with points will be considered on a case-by-case basis). Must be patient, understanding and good with people.
Travel details: This volunteering takes place in SOUTH LANARKSHIRE Typically within the ML9 area but may travel further on occasion e.g. travel to Monklands, Hairmyers and Wishaw General.
Minimum age: 25

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable expenses are reimbursed. Mileage is paid at 45p per mile. Expenses for valeting of vehicle will be paid as and when required.
Training details: Induction to the organisation and any relevant support deemed necessary for the role.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 15 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.