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Volunteering Opportunity: VO47652
Shopping Escort with Fife Shopmobility Ltd - Kirkcaldy.
Created/last updated: 04/08/2020
About this opportunity:
The volunteer shopping assistant meets the client at Shopmobility in Kirkcaldy and/or Glenrothes • They are matched with a client • They push the person through the shopping mall in a wheelchair, taking them where they need to shop • Some social interaction is required and accountability for managing the clients money can be required •
no upper age limit has been specified
Any relevant training identified would be arranged. They are supported each time they volunteer by informal chat and can contact the organisation at any time.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - 32p per mile - return bus fares from home to our service paid cash on the day of volunteering or at the end of a month.
Care work, socially aware, people person, disability awareness, trustworthy.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; Other; References; Trial Period
No, not for this opportunity.
At Kirkcaldy Shopmobility, Thistle Street Car Park, Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes Shopmobility, Kingdom Centre, Glenrothes. Travel expenses from home to Shopmobility and return are paid to a volunteer. Shopping trips last approx. 1-1/2 hours.
This opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).