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  • Volunteer Driver
    with Fife Gingerbread

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO76512 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Fife Gingerbread are looking for a person who is caring and compassionate who would like to help their service users with transport to and from events/activities/training. A full driving licence is required and volunteers should be able to take out business insurance on their private vehicle (which may have no or minimal cost) so they are insured to carry our lone parents
    An element of flexibility is needed as hours vary depending on activities and location (Locations cover most of Fife except NE Fife).
    Volunteers would be subject to a PVG Disclosure check.
    Volunteers should be an experienced driver, as well as reliable and punctual.
    A mature, friendly and cheerful disposition would enhance this volunteering opportunity as well as good communication skills.

    Full induction and training would be given. Volunteers would also have access to NHS Improvement Training Programme of courses.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Fife Gingerbread induction training Support to access Food and Hygiene Certificated course Support to access First Aid Training certificated course Access to the NHS Health Improvement Training programme.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers would be reimbursed mileage at 45p per mile as well as any out of pocket expenses.

    Experience required:Experienced driver, caring and empathetic, mature, friendly, cheerful, good communication skills

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsAn element of flexibility is needed as hours vary depending on activities and location (Locations cover most of Fife except NE 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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