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Volunteering Opportunity: VO89331

  • Driver (East Fife)
    with (RVS) Fife Community Transport.

    Created/last updated: 18/11/2021

    About this opportunity:Do something amazing, volunteer today
     •  RVS urgently need more volunteers in the East of Fife
     •  Would you like to help people in your local community? If you have a few hours to spare, then they would like to hear from you
     •  Their volunteers share time because it is enjoyable and rewarding
     •  You will be fully trained, and all expenses reimbursed
     •  Volunteering with the Royal Voluntary Service won't just help transform the lives of older people, it will change your life too
     •  A couple of hours volunteering will make you feel great
     •  You will be amazed what effect one conversation, one laugh from someone who has spent days alone or a heartfelt 'thank you' can have
     •  Volunteering gets you out and about
     •  As a volunteer you won't be stuck doing the same thing and you certainly won't be stuck indoors
     •  RVS volunteers ensure that their clients are transported safely to and from various medical and personal appointments throughout Fife and sometimes beyond
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Safe & legal Information Manual Handling Safeguarding Lone Working Details of Processes and Good Practice COVID Information and appropriate PPE ( If Appropriate) Sighted Guide Training
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile

    Experience required:Dependable Driver with own car - a willingness to help clients to and from appointments

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsNorth East Fife and surrounding areas, operating from Home.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.