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Volunteering Opportunity: VO68566

  • Driver
    with Inverkeithing Concern for the Aged.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:We are a small day centre, providing companionship, entertainment and food for our elderly service users four days a week Monday - Thursday
     •  We set out to collect people at 9
     • 15 and bring them into the centre
     •  They are given tea and toast and then we do our morning activity until lunch
     •  After a home cooked lunch, we start our afternoon activity before embarking on the journey home at 3 pm
     •  Drivers are vital for our service and are welcome to stay all day and join in the activities and have lunch with us
     • 
    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:21
    Maximum age:70
    Training provided:Induction Explanation of expected duties regarding the driving of our mini-bus and the operation of the tail lift. Safety points to be aware. Basic exhibition and travel information. On-Going Training
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - yes

    Experience required:A pleasant attitude and a sense of humour and a clean driving licence.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    We cannot afford the extra insurance and medical for volunteers over 70.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsWe are based in Lodge St John 60, 17 Hope Street Inverkeithing. We are handy for buses or trains and have our own car park if you want to drive to us. We will pay travel expenses.

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