RNIB Occasional Volunteer Driver - Scotland

Recruiter
Location
Scotland
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 Jul 2017
Ref
8195
Skills
Other
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Do you enjoy driving and meeting new people? Would you like to use your driving skills to help people with sight loss? If you have access to a suitable car, you could support people to attend our Looking Forward courses in your local area. These courses offer valuable practical and emotional support to recently diagnosed blind and partially sighted people.

This role requires membership of the PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Scheme (Adults).

What Will You Be Doing?
Drive to activities and events; Assist passengers in and out of vehicle; Sighted Guiding
Picking up local customers to get them to the event and taking them home after the course.
Some customers may have a guide dog, wheelchair or other mobility aids.

When will you be needed?
Flexible

Locations:
Ayr, Kilmarnock, Irvine, Perth, Dundee, Angus, Edinburgh City
   
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Interpersonal Skills; Reliable, punctual and trustworthy
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with people with sight loss; Meeting new people; New experiences and skills
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Sighted Guiding Training