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Volunteering Opportunity: Dedicated Driver at Focus 4 Hope

  • Type of Activity:
    Driving
  • Cause / Interest:
    Health and social care, Homelessness and housing
  • Geographical Area(s):
    Calderdale and West Yorkshire
  • Times for the Opportunity:
    Any, Thursday AM, Thursday PM
  • Opportunity Type:
    Location
  • Volunteer Commitment:
    Long term (Commitment of at least 6 months expected), Part time (18 hours per week)
  • Skills Required:
    Interpersonal skills, Practical, Problem solving
  • Skills To Gain:
    Interpersonal skills
  • Additional / Specific Suitability:
    Older People, University students, Those looking for work

More Details About This Role

We need a volunteer minibus driver to take our older beneficiaries on days out twice per month in our own mini bus. Starting at 9.15am at our Hub in Brighouse and returning after lunch from venues within an hour of Brighouse. As the driver you are supported by another volunteer helping to look after the passengers. There may be times when you are asked to push someone in a wheelchair.
Food donations collections and deliveries are ad hoc and include collections from Halifax and Wakefield businesses. We have a small Peugeot van unless it is a large collection or delivery.

What Could Someone Gain From This Role?

Induction and Training provided. We offer free training such as manual handling, first aid, fire safety, safeguarding etc,
References can be supplied. Being part of a friendly team helping the most vulnerable in our community.

Mileage expenses paid whilst using the minibus or van

Requirements and Benefits

Driving,

Age / Gender Restrictions

Open to anyone who has a C1 on their driving license, clean license and DBS check

Directions

12 Huddersfield Road, Brighouse HD6 1JZ Focus 4 Hope is located between The Calder & Prego opposite Sainsbury’s. Temporary access is at the rear via Bethel Street car park.

Accessibility

Disabled access and wheelchair lift on the minibus.