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Volunteer Driver - Community Transport Volunteer

Haddington & East Lothian (Central)

Opportunity details

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This role will let you meet new people and support them to get out and about. You'll gain knowledge about your local community and can volunteer in your own time.


As a volunteer driver you might take an individual to a community club, a regular appointment, respond to ad-hoc requests for transport or take someone home after a stay in hospital. Drivers use their own vehicles to provide a friendly journey and support people to and from their home and destination. Your role will involve elements of lone working and building a relationship with those you transport.

We also have opportunities available for people with specific skills, so please tell us what your strengths are when we meet.

Where you'll be based

You will be supporting people in your local area helping then to get to appointments groups etc. Destinations vary from local to hospitals in Edinburgh or other areas of the Lothians and Scottish Borders. eg if you live in Haddington you will be supporting people in the Haddington area but might be taking them to hospital appointments in Edinburgh as well as local destinations.

Commitment required

Flexible Hours
Day Shifts
Monday 09.00 - 17.00
Tuesday 09.00 - 17.00
Wednesday 09.00 - 17.00
Thursday 09.00 - 17.00
Friday 09.00 - 17.00
Saturday Occasional requests
Sunday Occasional requests

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