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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British Red Cross (South Ayrshire)

Charity registered in Scotland SC037738

Through our staff and volunteers, working here in the UK and in communities internationally, our mission is to be the leading voluntary provider of emergency help to people in most need, anywhere in the world.

Current opportunity

We provide people in your community with wheelchairs on a short-term basis.Our Customer Service volunteers use their people and administration skills to serve the public who require a wheelchair or other mobility equipment.Your time will help people in the communitystay independent by accessing a wheelchair. Activities include: -Issuing and receiving wheelchairs(or other mobility aids) using a computer based stock control system. -Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs(and other requierements) -Dealing with enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair(or other equipment) by telephone, face to face and online. What we offer: -The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive scheme. -Free training and ongoing skilling. -Reimburesment of out of pocket expenses. -The chance to truly make a difference to local lives.