Mobility Aids Spoke Volunteer

  • VO66767


Description

A Mobility Aids Spoke Volunteer will be on hand to deal with wheelchair requests and enter details onto a database. 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. The beneficiary is at the centre of everything we do.

Typical tasks include:-
Taking calls and enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair
Giving information about other Red Cross services, where appropriate
Updating service user records and other administrative tasks using computer based systems
Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs
Receiving and recording donations

Organisation aims and objectives

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.

Availability

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Restrictions

Experience required: None required, full training given.
Travel details: Bus service available, expenses reimbursed.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Will pay bus fares or mileage of 45p per mile from home to hub.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Volunteers will have the opportunity to shadow prior to completing an application.
Training details: E-learning - foundation course.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago