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Position Available Volunteer Minibus Driver
Location Grove House, Riddings Road, Ilkley, LS29 9BF
Details of Position

Do you want to help to improve the lives of older people? · Do you have a few hours to spare a week? · Do you want to help older people to get out and about? This role involves collecting residents of Abbeyfield and taking to their destination and bringing them home afterwards. Volunteers can join in the fun and have lunch. You may have to assist residents with getting into and out of the vehicle when required and also ensure any walking aids, wheelchairs, etc. are safely stowed.

For this role, ideally you would: · Full driving licence, including category D1 (usually included in standard licence) · Be a friendly and helpful person who is able to build relationships with a wide range of people · Be reliable and have good timekeeping skills We ask all our volunteers to: · have the ability to relate well to others · have a warm, friendly, adaptable, caring approach · be open-minded and tolerant of different lifestyle and values · be able to work within personal and organisational boundaries.

As with all of our volunteering roles you will be required to complete an application form and attend an informal interview. We also require personal references from 2 different people (friends and neighbours would suffice). The role requires a DBS check and we would be very happy to help if required. MiDAS (Minibus Driver Assessment) training is provided by Abbeyfield. Training on using a tailgate lift will also be provided..

Description of your Organisation Abbeyfield is a national charity dedicated to the care and support of older people. Our vision is ‘making time for older people’ and we see volunteers as crucial in helping us achieve this. For more information, please visit our website www.abbeyfield.com
Type of Position Part-Time
Minimum Age for volunteers 18
Is training provided Yes
Is a DBS required? Yes
Are expenses provided? Yes
Contact Details
Organisation Name Abbeyfield The Dales
Contact Name John Durkin
Contact Number 01943 886000
Contact Email
Closing Date for Application 21-02-2022
Organisation's Website www.abbeyfield.com

If the position listed is of interest to you, please contact the organisation directly using the info above.






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