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  • School Minibus Driver
    with Active Schools (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO59810 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Your role would involve transporting children and young people to and from various locations across Fife (Children would be supervised). This essential role will enable children to take part in school sport competitions.
    The applicant will have experience in driving mini buses; have a clean licence for 5 years and have D1 on their licence. A mini bus driving assessment would be required to be issued with the MIDAS certificate. If you already hold a MIDAS Certificate or have an HGV on your licence, an authorisation card would automatically be issued. No assessment is required.
    The volunteer will also be required to be registered to PVG (Disclosure Scotland). If the volunteer is not registered then Active Schools can pay for the registration.

    If you would like further information about Active Schools then please visit the website on

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Support from Active Schools Coordinator. An induction will include a tour of the facilities, emergency procedures and introduction to participants. Fife Council Mini Bus Driver Licence (provided).
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile travel expenses.

    Experience required:Reliable, committed and a good role model. Full driving licence - no more than 6points. A minimum of 5 years driving experience, or has passed a DSA Driving test for a minibus Group D1.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Volunteers must also meet the application and, where appropriate, assessment criteria of the Fife Council Minibus Driving Permit Scheme.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsOur programmes are delivered at a range of different schools and community venues across 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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