Volunteering

Volunteering

Volunteer Minibus Drivers for Warrington Community Transport

Role Type: Casual
Based: All of Warrington
Categories: Supporting people, Transport / Driving
Does this opportunity include close supervision / mentoring?: No
Does this opportunity require independent working?: Yes
Is this opportunity suitable for someone looking to participate / first-time volunteer?: Yes

What would I be doing?

This role involves collecting the minibus from Warrington Community Transport's depot and then following a set route to collect passengers from their homes and transport them to the chosen destination. This could be to the supermarket, garden centre, day centre, club, doctors, dentist or hospital appointment. The aim of this is to help our elderly and vulnerable passengers with their day-to-day transport needs.

The driver must be able to help passengers on and off the bus, help with any shopping or mobility aids.

Driver contact is to be maintained at all times with the main office via a radio system.

What skills do I need?

A full clean driving license, with a D1 category, is vital

Candidates must have a caring attitude.

Good knowledge of the Warrington area would be an advantage.

About Warrington Community Transport

Warrington Community Transport (WCT) provides a door-to-door transport service for elderly and disabled residents of Warrington. The service is operated on a membership basis, where an annual subscription of £30 is paid and this entitles members to free off-peak travel.

Our staff and volunteers get to know our members who are provided with individual travel plans and supported to remain independent with transport to appointments, social activities and shopping trips.

Recruitment and training details:

Training will be given on driving the minibus, providing your driving licence allows this.

Volunteers would ideally have a minimum of 4 hours per week available.

Volunteers may be subject to an enhanced DBS check

Enquire today and a member of our team will contact you to discuss this further.

Is a DBS required? Yes

The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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