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Support our minibus driver

Support volunteers needed for Thrive in RG7

We need volunteers to support the minibus driver as an escort when collecting and taking home Thrive’s clients from various locations across North Hampshire.

Tasks include:

  • supervising clients boarding and disembarking (no lifting required)
  • ensuring seat belts are worn by all
  • general supervision of the clients
  • assisting the driver and passenger in the event of an emergency.

NB this is not a driving role.

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Anne McLaughlin, Office Manager
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 988 5688
Contact instructions?
During office hours (9 ~ 5pm)
Location address line 1
The Geoffrey Udall Centre
Line 2
Beech Hill
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG7 2AT

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
No
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Tue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Two shifts per day 8~10am and 2.30~4.30pm
Task type?
Support
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveCommunicatorWants to get out and about
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction and health and safety training
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From Minibus driver and other staff
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
By prior agreement
Will I need my own transportation?
Yes
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
4
Opportunity added on
19 October 2017

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