Host Organisation: Overwater Wheelyboat Services

Overwater Wheelyboat Services provides specially designed boat trips for adults and children with disabilities. We have recently secured a Wheelybus specially adapted minibus to transport guests to the marina to embark the Wheelyboat and volunteers are needed to assist the driver by helping people of all ages and abilities to get on and off the transport then support them onto the Wheelyboat.

Opportunity Interests: Children and Young People, Community Development, Community Transport Services, Families, People with Disabilities, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Social Activities
Type of Activity: Befriending, Support / Care Work
Location: Cheshire East
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, Sunday AM, Sunday PM

We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and motivated volunteers to support guests to access the vehicle safely. Assistants will support the driver when transporting guests to the Overwater Marina. Training and support on how to use ramps and lifts will be provided for volunteers and any necessary safety equipment.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:

We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly, honest and motivated volunteers.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: No
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:

Training and support on how to use ramps and lifts will be provided for volunteers and any necessary safety equipment. Volunteers will also be given a full induction and will be support ongoing.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Training and support on how to use ramps and lifts will be provided for volunteers and any necessary safety equipment.