We all need to stay at home to protect ourselves and others. However, those who are well and not at risk can provide essential support for their family, friends and neighbours who cannot leave the house.

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Description

Volunteers between 21 and 70 years old with a D1 class license to drive our vehicles to provide a door-through-door service for those with mobility challenges – elderly, disabled, health issues, geographic remoteness.

Organisation aims and objectives

Charity providing transport for disabled and elderly.

Availability

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Restrictions

D1 required for driving our vehicles.
Experience required: 21 years old with clean driving licence with minimum 2 years driving experience, good communication skills and the ability to relate to elderly or disabled people.
Travel details: Our services cover East Lothian, Midlothian and Edinburgh also national journeys on an availability basis from our base at 24/3a Dryden Road, Bilston Glen Industrial Estate, Loanhead
Minimum age: 21

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out-of-pocket expenses with be paid.
Training details: The volunteer will have to complete a driving assessment and successfully complete MIDAS training. Other training includes first aid, manual handling and disability awareness.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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