SkillsYou must be a fully qualified driver. You must have patience and kindness. The ability to chat while driving would be good, as some of our members are isolated and a drive is a chance to connect with another individual. A full driving licence and car insurance are required. A DBS check will be required
Supports opportunities for access to health care and other services for those unable to do so themselves
- Age restrictions
Adults with full driving licence required
- DBS check required
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
40p per mile to cover expenses
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
via office staff
- Training provided
Safeguarding and manual handling and other training, as necessary
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
Agreement to be signed by both parties, laying out term and expectations from both parties.
- Volunteers covered by insurance
VA has insurance. Drivers add volunteer driving to own car insurance policies (free if not automatically included from the majority of insurers now)
- Written role description
In Volunteer Agreement, which is signed by both parties.
When can I volunteer?
You commit to as much or as little driving as you are able or willing to do. Some of our current drivers restrict their availability to one day a week, others are available when we need them. It's completely up to you - there is no minimum level of commitment.
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