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  • Driver (East Fife)
    with (RVS) Fife Community Transport

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO89331 - Created/last updated: 27/04/2023


    About this opportunity:Do something amazing, volunteer today. RVS urgently need more volunteers in the East of Fife.
    Would you like to help people in your local community? If you have a few hours to spare, then they would like to hear from you. Their volunteers share time because it is enjoyable and rewarding. You will be fully trained, and all expenses reimbursed.
    Volunteering with the Royal Voluntary Service won't just help transform the lives of older people, it will change your life too. A couple of hours volunteering will make you feel great. You will be amazed what effect one conversation, one laugh from someone who has spent days alone or a heartfelt 'thank you' can have.
    Volunteering gets you out and about. As a volunteer you won't be stuck doing the same thing and you certainly won't be stuck indoors. RVS volunteers ensure that their clients are transported safely to and from various medical and personal appointments throughout Fife and sometimes beyond.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Safe & legal Information Manual Handling Safeguarding Lone Working Details of Processes and Good Practice COVID Information and appropriate PPE ( If Appropriate) Sighted Guide Training
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile

    Experience required:Dependable Driver with own car - a willingness to help clients to and from appointments

    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 DetailsNorth East Fife and surrounding areas, operating from Home.

    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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(RVS) Fife Community Transport has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Driver (Central and West Fife)
  - Volunteer Driver (Renal Unit)

Type of volunteering: Driving / escorting
Opportunities which benefit Elderly

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