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About this role
A Mobility Aids Spoke Volunteer will be on hand to deal with wheelchair requests and enter details onto a database. This key role will enable people to return home after an illness or surgery and help them to remain independent or go on a holiday or trip with friends or family. The beneficiary is at the centre of everything they do.
About this service
The British Red Cross provides valuable short-term support to vulnerable people in the UK, whether they’re recovering from an operation, need a wheelchair or just need help coping around the house. Their volunteer-led Mobility Aids Service provides wheelchair delivery and short-term loans of equipment across the UK, helping tens of thousands of people every year.
Hours – to be discussed with Line Manager
Typical tasks include:
> Taking calls and enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair
> Giving information about other Red Cross services, where appropriate
> Updating service user records and other administrative tasks using computer based systems
> Demonstrating how to use and look after the wheelchairs
> Receiving and recording donations
What are they looking for?
What they are looking for
Age requirements: All ages
British Red Cross Centre, Link Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 5JQ
About British Red Cross - Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire (VG)
The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. They are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. They enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad to prepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, they help them to recover and move on with their lives.
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