Aberlour Options Moray offer a safe, homely environment for children with disabilities to come and stay for a short break that gives their families a rest from their caring role. Volunteer Drivers can help support the service by assisting children and young people with travel during their stay. This can involving picking children up from their home with a staff member, taking them home after their stay, or helping them to access their regular activities while staying with the respite service.
The impact you can make...
Being away from home can be a daunting experience for children and young people. Volunteer Drivers play a key role in helping children and young people feel comfortable, secure and at ease from the beginning of their stay and throughout. Volunteer Drivers can impact on a child or young person’s experience through positive interactions, supporting them to participate in new experiences and to have an enjoyable stay with Aberlour Options Moray.
The benefits to you...
Volunteer Drivers can gain valuable experience of working with children with complex needs, and learning how to support and encourage them to participate in activities. Volunteers can develop their own skills and confidence in working with others, while being part of a supporting and engaging staff team.
Volunteer drivers provide transport and help using their own vehicle to Car Share Scheme members so that they can attend medical appointments or opportunities to socialise. This transport scheme is vital for many people who cannot readily access transport. You will be joining a pool of volunteer drivers who are all kind and considerate and like meeting new folk. A mileage allowance of 45p a mile will be paid to you.
CRED are looking for volunteers for a variety of services we provide. CRED support those in need with Shopping, Prescription collection, Patient Transport, Gardening, Odd Jobs, Buddy Support and Friendly Phone Calls. There is no minimum hours to volunteer, just whatever free time you have, even one hour a week can make a huge difference to those supported by CRED.
CRED also have opportunities for those interested in volunteer Coordinator and Admin roles. Own laptop/iPad required, full training and ongoing support provided. This is a working from home role.
To drive HcL vehicles as required, to provide any necessary assistance for passengers before during or after travel consistent with their transport needs. To utilise equipment provided correctly to ensure passengers travel safely and comfortably. Taking responsibility for the daily upkeep of their vehicle including basic maintenance and cleaning, defect reporting is required. Completion of necessary paperwork including fares collection from passengers and delivery of fares and driver sheets.
East Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership
The SOUNDS OF THE GALLERY BAND is a group of young people with a range of Additional Needs, including physical disability, Learning Disability and autism. Over the past five years they have worked together to create and play their own songs and music. The band has performed at the Bearsden Festival and the Big Helix Picnic Festival in Falkirk. The group requires an enthusiastic person to help set up and maintain their equipment (including electric guitars, keyboards, drums and vocals), and assist the group members to rehearse and perform safely and effectively.
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer driver? Do you enjoy driving and helping others? Do you own your own car? We have an exciting new opportunity for drivers to take guests to our friendship groups in Hamilton, Uddingston, Cambuslang, Rutherglen and East Kilbride.
Most of the groups run on a fortnightly basis (a couple are weekly) and last for 1 and a half hours. Transport would need to be provided both ways. The drivers would be invited to stay at the group and enjoy a cuppa or simply come back at the end of the group. Travel expenses would be reimbursed and training would be provided. There would be no expectation of manual handling although walking aids would be required to be lifted into the boot.
Gala Wheels provides affordable and accessible transport for the disadvantaged and/or rurally excluded sensory impaired and elderly residents of Central Borders. Volunteer drivers are available for any client subject to availability and make a big difference to some of our users who are lone pensioners with no family or friends to help them remain socially included.
We have three vehicles - an accessible 11 seater minibus and two smaller 5-6 seater vehicles specially adapted for wheelchair use. We take groups and individuals from throughout Central Borders for outings, for shopping, lunch clubs, the theatre, swimming, rugby, riding for the disabled, visiting friends and family, hospital appointments, GP appointments or whatever they need.
Volunteers can opt to drive the smaller 5/6 seater vehicles only, or all three vehicles including 11 seater minibus. You can drive as often as suits your circumstances.
We need the help of a volunteer driver with their own car to help us collect donations of ICT equipment. This role is vital to our work in getting thousands of computers into African schools, enabling otherwise waste computers to have a second life in a classroom.
The role is quite flexible as we can coordinate collections of computers to suit you. To support us in this role you must have access to your own vehicle, have a valid UK driving license and be able to lift 20kg. For application details please go to: https://turingtrust.co.uk/how-to-help/volunteer/apply-to-volunteer/
Volunteer drivers required to help Caithness Cats protection release or deliver rescued cats. for example volunteers might be required to talk cats to the vets, deliver food or release feral cats again once they have been neutered. etc. Volunteers will have use of Cat protection van or if using their own vehicle travel expenses of 45p per mile given.
Girvan and South Carrick Community Action Network (CAN) (SA)
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer driver? Do you enjoy driving and helping people?
If you have your own vehicle and able to offer regular commitment, we have opportunities available in South Carrick.
We are looking for volunteer drivers to help us transport people to their GP or hospital appointment. We pay your mileage expenses. If you are interested please get in touch with us or drop by our shop at 40, Dalrymple Street Girvan.