Volunteer Driver - Stroud District  with Community Connexions (Ref: 1052)
 
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The volunteer drivers provide door-to-door transport for people unable to get out by any other means. They take them to all destinations including health appointments, shopping, hairdressers, visiting friends, luncheon clubs and day centres.

This makes a significant difference to some of the most vulnerable members of the community. Helping people to get out and about, maintaining their independence, reducing loneliness and social isolation and giving them someone to chat to is proven to improve mental health and quality of life.
What are they looking for?

They are looking for friendly car owners, able to commit to volunteering on a regular basis.

Patience and a sense of humour would also be useful traits.

The opportunity involves some simple paperwork and cash handling.

Practical

Must be a car owner with a full driving licence (preferably clean) and available on a regular basis.

Application Form, DBS Check, Informal Discussion, References required.

Induction for volunteers, Training provided.

Volunteer expenses covered - they are committed to supporting their volunteers and expenses will be paid to ensure that you are not out of pocket.

When: Any day/time
Age requirements: Over 18
Where?

Stroud District

About Community Connexions
 
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Community Connexions is a charity that runs community transport in Cheltenham, Stroud, South Cotswolds, Tewkesbury and Gloucester

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