This key role will enable people to return home after an illness or surgery and help them to remain independent or go on a holiday or trip with friends or family. It will involve driving a Red Cross vehicle.
Typical tasks include
Delivering and collecting wheelchairs
Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs
Giving information about other Red Cross services where appropriate
Completing delivery paperwork
Receiving and recording donations
The British Red Cross gives skills and impartial care to people in need and crisis - in their own homes and in the community, at home and abroad, in peace and in war.
Experience required: Must have a full driving licence for at least 2 years.
Travel details: Bus service available, expenses reimbursed.
Minimum age: 19
Expenses details: Travel costs reimbursed.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Can shadow an existing driver volunteer.
Training details: Foundation Training Programme (includes Manual Handling, Safeguarding Adults and Children, Psychosocial skills) and e-learning modules. Service specific on the job training.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet