Do you enjoy meeting people? Could you be an escort on our minibus? We need volunteer escorts on our minibus to support blind and partially sighted people who have a learning disability to travel to our day and assessment centre in Bishopbriggs.
Criminal Record Check Required?
PVG Scotland Adults
What Will You Be Doing?
- Assist passengers in and out of vehicle; Sighted Guiding
- Reporting any incidents/ accidents.
- Escorting people with various complex needs.
- Escorting customers on and off transport and supporting them throughout the journey.
When will you be needed?
5 hours per week, Thurs am; Thurs pm; Fri am; Fri pm.
59 Springfield Road
Collecting clients from their homes in and around the former Strathclyde region and taking them to a specific location and also dropping them home again.
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
- Good Interpersonal Skills
- Physically fit (carry light loads)
- Reliable, punctual and trustworthy
- Willingness to work independently
- Willingness to work as part of a team
What will you gain from the role?
- A chance to make a difference
- Working with a variety of people
- Working with people with sight loss
- Meeting new people
- New experiences and skills
What Support Will You Be Given?
- Understanding Sight Loss Pack
- Supervision and help from your Manager
- Regular updates
- Training as appropriate
- Sighted Guiding Training
- Support from Volunteers and Staff