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Volunteering Opportunity: VO48477

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

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:RVS have 2 minibuses which are for use by Community Groups in East Fife
     •  We are looking for volunteer drivers who live in the local area and have a D1 entitlement on their licence
     •  Trips on the mini-bus can include attendance to social clubs or exercise classes and also for organised day trips
     •  This will be on an ad-hoc basis so may not necessarily be every week
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will receive induction before the first tasks, this goes through our policies and procedures and gives contact details for support. Can 'buddy' another volunteer if required.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers are paid a mileage rate of 45p per mile. Also covered for other out-of-pocket expenses such as car parking and any snacks while volunteering.

    Experience required:Volunteers must be sympathetic, patient, courteous and reliable, and have good communication and listening skills. For driving tasks, volunteers must hold a valid D1 driving licence.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe above volunteering opportunity is for the East Fife area.

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