If you enjoy driving, are a car owner with a few hours to spare on an occasional basis, Medical Detection Dogs require volunteers to transport puppies, dogs, clients and equipment for both short and long distances.
What does the role involve? Transporting our dogs, clients, equipment in your own vehicle. Ensuring your vehicle is safe and roadworthy. Following Medical Detection Dogs guidelines for transporting dogs. Keeping up to date with news and information.
no upper age limit has been specified
Regular and ongoing support from Medical Detection Dogs.
There will be staff on-site so volunteers will always be able to access support in their role.
Invitation to an awareness/speaker training day.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.
Good communication skills.
Like working with dogs.
Be client and customer focussed.
A clean driving licence is preferred but minor driving convictions may not necessarily prevent a person from volunteering.
All drivers will be expected to comply with the charity's driving licence check process.
Volunteers will need to contact their motor insurer to make them aware they are a volunteer driver for Medical Detection Dogs.
Find out more about volunteering
View our introduction to volunteering page or contact us to find out more -
our experts love helping people of all ages and backgrounds to become volunteers.
Register your opportunity
If you are an Organisation that would like your opportunity to be registered. You can do this by requesting a registration form here.
Help and Support
Call us to arrange an appointment
Give us a call on 0800 389 6046 to arrange an appointment to chat with our staff about what opportunities are available. Meetings can be arranged outside of the office in some cases.
Register with us
Fill out our registration form and a member of staff will then get in touch with you to discuss volunteering options to suit you.
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