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Volunteering Opportunity: VO71855

  • Volunteer Driver
    with North East Fife Community Hub.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:The Community Hub needs drivers to collect and transport people to the Cafe who cannot get there under their own steam
     •  This would be mainly elderly people but also those who have physical disabilities
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Introduction to organisation, task and meetings with individuals requiring transport; shadowing other drivers to learn the ropes. One-to-one support is available from the Project Manager.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport rates are paid and reimbursed every day/week or as required. Mileage rates are 45p per mile.

    Experience required:Must have a clean driving licence and own car. Needs to be trustworthy, good time keeper, reliable and friendly. Must be insured for passengers.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe Cafe will be running from the St Andrews Football and Social Club at Langlands Rd, St Andrews. There is ample parking and bus stops nearby. Most trips would be within the town or to nearby villages.

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