Driver for Community Car Scheme in the north of East Northamptonshire
Posted for Volunteer Action
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
Adults with full driving licence required
- DBS check required
- Equal Opportunities Policy
40p per mile to cover expenses
Health and Safety Policy
via office staff
Safeguarding and manual handling and other training, as necessary
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 do I need to be available?
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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