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  • Driving Volunteer
    with Families First St Andrews

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47170 - Created/last updated: 10/04/2024


    About this opportunity:As a volunteer driver your role will be to either pick up, drop off, or undertake a return journey, with the children and young people we work with. The children and young people live throughout North East Fife. This service is vital to the children who attend our services as a means of support and time to relax and have fun. The children and young people look forward to attending their activities such as 1:1 befriending or youth groups. These activities benefit the children and young people's social and emotional development. As a driver you will contribute to their overall experience by interacting with the children and meeting their families. All drivers must be over 21, have to complete an application form, undergo an enhanced PVG check, provide 2 referees and undertake training. Drivers will also have to provide evidence of car insurance, MOT, tax, servicing history and driving licence.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:21
    Maximum age:99
    Training provided:Our volunteers go through a recruitment process and receive ongoing support and training throughout their time with us. All volunteers are assigned a supervisor whom they can contact at any time with any queries or concerns.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Mileage rate 45p per mile

    Experience required:Drivers with proven driving experience who are able to communicate well with children and young people.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Experienced drivers

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsVarious locations in and around St Andrews and North East fife.

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

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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Families First St Andrews has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Befriending Volunteer
  - Trustee
  - Family Support Volunteer

Type of volunteering: Driving / escorting
Opportunities which benefit Young People

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