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  • Driver (Rosyth)
    with LinkLiving - (Older Peoples Service)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO89989 - Created/last updated: 13/06/2022


    About this opportunity:To provide supported and safe transportation for older people in the community to events and social cafes using your own car. Link Living offers befriending services to people aged 65 and over who reside in west fife and are socially isolated.

    Main tasks:-

    Provide Transport for member to and from cafe
    Keep project worker informed of availability and issues that may arise
    provide assistance to older people getting in and out of vehicle
    Maintain confidentiality
    provide annual vehicle insurance policy and MOT documentation

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:We provide a volunteer handbook and training in various topics relevant to the role e.g. first aid, confidentiality, safeguarding
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile

    Experience required:You should have access to a car, business insurance and a clean current driving licence. You will be friendly and approachable, dependable and trustworthy. An ability to maintain confidentiality is essential while understanding the need to share information/concerns with paid (Assistant) Project Workers as required.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    LinkLiving policy not to have volunteers under age 18

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

    Taster available?Yes: You're welcome to come along to the cafe (by arrangement) and see what it's like.

    Travel DetailsRosyth Park Gate Community Centre , Rosth

    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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  - Driver (Torryburn)
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Type of volunteering: Driving / escorting
Opportunities which benefit Elderly

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