Volunteer Driver - West Calder
When We Need You
From 01/09/2011 onwards
Volunteer Driver to transport local residents to and from Bield's premises in West Calder on a Tuesdy afternoon.
Car Owner with full driving licence, business insurance and valid MOT Certificate required.
About Bield Housing & Care
Bield have been providing housing and care for older people throughout Scotland since 1971.
Skills & Experience
No qualifications or skills are necessary. We are looking for volunteers who are
interested in working with older
people, have good communication
and listening skills, are reliable and
willing to work as part of a team.
We encourage volunteers to use the most economical form of travel to and from the development.
Completed paperwork, e.g. Application Form, PVG Scheme Record references.
Completed paperwork, e.g. Application Form, PVG Scheme Record, references. Work within Bield's Guidelines and Policiess
Training and Induction Details
Induction Day Required
Regular support is given by an individual member of staff. You will receive an induction into your place of volunteering and the tasks you undertake, and be offered an initial four visit trial period. Other relevant training may be undertaken where appropriate.
Taster sessions are available. Potential volunteers may attend a group activity as an observer
No qualificiations necessary
Arts ( music/drama/crafts)
Mileage of 45p per mile up to 15 miles from the scheme - 30 miles in total per visit. Volunteers complete an Expenses Claim Form, have this approved by their line manager and Bield pay by BACS. Trains, buses are reimbursed in full.
Frequency & Commitment
A regular commitment e.g. two hours per week or fortnight or at set periods throughout the year as agreed with your Volunteer Line Manager.
Minimum period of 6 months
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
VMP Ref: 1249
79 Hopetoun Street
Contact: Gwen Gilholm
Tel: 01506 872 786
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