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  • Transport Support Volunteer
    with British Red Cross Society (VC)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47206 - Created/last updated: 27/09/2017



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    About this opportunity:Typical tasks could include taking someone on a short trip or helping them run errands, providing door-to-door assistance for an appointment or visit. Offering a trained volunteer escort and conveying passengers safely from their starting point to their final destination either in BRC vehicles or in the drivers own car. Accompanying someone on a public transport journey, enabling clinets to keep appointments safely and efficiently.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:21
    Maximum age:70
    Training provided:New members undergo an induction course in the first 3 months to ensure that they are aware of the history and the principles of the Red Cross movement.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile

    Experience required:Full driving license. Understand the needs of clients of different ages/physical needs and varying backgrounds. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to work as a team member, alone and unsupervised as required.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:No details were provided - contact us to find out more.

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsAround Fife and surrounding areas.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

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