Escort

  • VO38418


Description

Physically fit, got a few hours to spare through the week? You can meet new people and make new friends. Shopmobility offers free loans of electric wheelchairs, scooters and manual wheelchairs to people with mobility problems for shopping and using the facilities of the city centre. You can help by pushing a wheelchair or accompanying someone on a scooter.

Organisation aims and objectives

To Assist people with mobility problems to acces the town centre, by providing manual and powered wheelchairs and powered scooters. We also provide volunteer escorts when required, to push wheechairs, accompany people on scooters and electric wheelchairs. We also escort visually impaired people.

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4 hours per Week. Minimum Commitment: --Select Option--

Restrictions

Females are preferred as the majority of our clients are women who prefer female escorts when out shopping.
Experience required: Be good with people, physically fit, reliable and honest.
Travel details: Escorts would take our clients out from our premises at the Overgate Centre behind Debenhams. This is well served by buses or free parking available if car users.
Minimum age: 20

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Bus Fares, Car Expenses at 30p a mile and free parking, while on duty.
Training details: Training will be given on how to use equipment, how to push wheelchairs, etc. Also how to escort visually impared people if required. Health and Safety, First Aid.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months 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.