Driver needed to help people stay independent by accessing a wheelchair
Transport / Driving volunteers needed for British Red Cross – Thames Valley Area in RG1
We provide people in your community with wheelchairs on a short-term basis. Our volunteer drivers, working mainly in pairs, use their people and driving skills to deliver or collect wheelchairs to/from people’s homes equipping them to maintain their independence. We also do regular trips to/from our main warehouse in Crawley.
The role will involve:
- Delivering and collecting wheelchairs using a Red Cross van.
- Loading and unloading wheelchairs ready for daily runs.
- Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs.
- Using a computer-based stock control system/completing a small amount of paperwork.
Your time will help people in your community stay independent by accessing a wheelchair.
Location address line 1
John Nike House
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Any of these times
Transport / Driving
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleLikes team workHappy to work soloLeaderSociableSupportiveWants to get out and aboutPhysically fit
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
E - Learning, Driving Induction, Foundation course, a one day event with venues & Dates throughout
Description of support
We provide a well-structured pathway to ensure you have all the skills, knowledge and confidence to undertake this role as soon as possible. Following a short telephone interview, we will arrange for you to meet the Mobility Aids Volunteer Coordinator.
Description of expenses
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
12 August 2020
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