Opportunity: Community Car Service Drivers – Calderdale

Organisation Name: Community Transport Calderdale

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Organisation Name: Community Transport Calderdale
info@ctcalderdale.co.uk
Phone: 0300 0200 215
Cause/Interest: Disability, Emergency services and safety, Older people, Women
Listing End Date:
Skill Required:
Type Of Activity: Driving
Additional/Specific Suitability: Young People (16-25), Doing with a friend, Older People
Age/Gender Restrictions: Car driver
Directions:
Geographical Area(s): CTC’s Volunteer Car Service is looking for volunteer drivers in Calderdale, especially the Todmorden and Hebden Bridge areas.
Opportunity Type: Location
Requirements And Benefits: Community Transport Calderdale provides transport for people in Calderdale and Kirklees who have trouble accessing other forms of transport for reasons of ill health, disability, lack of public transport or poverty. Our services aim to help people overcome isolation and social exclusion by giving them the chance to get out of their home for things such as hairdressing appointments, luncheon clubs, day centers and social events. We also help in practical ways, providing transport to the shops, health appointments or classes at the gym.
Car needed
Times For The Opportunity: Any
What Could Someone Gain From This Role?: Community Car Service Drivers – Calderdale

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