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  • Driver
    with Royal Voluntary Service (Fife): East Fife Good Neighbours and Community Transport

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48474 - Created/last updated: 08/11/2018



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    About this opportunity:RVS run a community transport service and volunteers provide transport across Fife, using their own cars, to those individuals who find that other transport systems don't meet their needs.
    Transport may be required for attendance at doctors/hospital appointments, to go shopping, to visit relatives or to attend a social group, etc, and volunteers may need to assist the elderly person in getting in and out of the car.
    You can give as much or as little time as you want and volunteer expenses will be paid.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction to organisation and role, policies and procedures and contact details for support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers are paid mileage at a rate of 45p per mile. They are also covered for other out of pocket expenses such as car parking and any snacks while waiting at hospitals etc.

    Experience required:Volunteers must be caring, sympathetic, patient, honest and reliable individuals with good communication and listening skills. Volunteers must hold a full UK driving licence.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsEast Fife. (Especially Levenmouth)

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

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
     
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Type of volunteering: Driving / escorting
Opportunities which benefit Elderly


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