Host Organisation: Wishing Well Project
The Wishing Well provides meals to south Cheshire residents every day of the week across the year. Our meals are freshly prepared from our main hub and delivered to approximately 100 local residents. We seek empathetic meal delivery drivers to support our friendly team.
Opportunity Interests: Advice and Guidance Services, Carers, Community Development, Health and Wellbeing services, Older People (60+), People with Mental Health Issues, Social and Community Care
Type of Activity: Befriending, Providing Advice, Support / Care Work
Location: Alsager, Crewe, Middlewich, Nantwich, Sandbach
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM, Saturday AM, Saturday PM
The Wishing Well project relies on the support of volunteers and by delivering meals to people in South Cheshire volunteers are helping to reduce isolation, improve health and wellbeing and provide a friendly face.
We need support for 2 hours between 11.15 a.m. and 1.15 p.m. Opportunities range from 1 day to 6 days per week.
Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:
Volunteers must hold a UK Driver's Licence and have access to a vehicle (expenses are covered).
Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
Travel expenses at 50 pence per mile if using own vehicles.
What support is available for the volunteer?:
Full induction, buddy with existing driver during trial period and full training provided.
What training is available for the volunteer?:
First aid training, Safeguarding and Health and Safety