Host Organisation: Disability Information Bureau

Disability Information Bureau (DIB) is looking for volunteer drivers to take older, disabled or vulnerable people in the community to GP or Hospital appointments, and also for things like shopping or meeting friends, in Macclesfield.

Opportunity Interests: Advocacy Services, Carers, Community Development, Community Events, Community Halls/Buildings, Community Transport Services, Faith / Religion, Health and Wellbeing services, Hospice Services, Older People (60+), People with Disabilities, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Social Activities, Social and Community Care, Voluntary and Community Sector Support, Women
Type of Activity: Befriending, Support / Care Work
Location: Cheshire East, Macclesfield
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

The Disability Information Bureau would love more volunteer drivers to help with their community transport scheme. The scheme provides older people with transport to doctor or hospital appointments, as well as getting them to the shops and to visit friends. In short, our volunteer drivers prevent older, isolated people stay in touch with their community. If you have your own car and are keen to help please click 'apply' now!

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

Full Clean Driving Licence
Friendly personality

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?:

Expenses for mileage

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Manager support
Policies and Procedures in place

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Full training given in Safeguarding, full induction provided