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Hospital to Home Volunteer Driver

For people leaving hospital, adjusting to life at home can be a difficult time. Helping someone get their essential shopping, pick up their prescription or get the heating turned on can make all the difference for them to feel safe at home.
We are looking for some one who is able to:
volunteer at least 2 hours per week from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
Have held a driving licence for at least 2 years which allows you to drive in the UK and have access to your own vehicle.

About British Red Cross

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need when crisis strikes. Apply to volunteer online https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer

Experience Required

Warm and friendly with empathy for others. Good communication skills. Encouraging and supportive. Enjoy meeting and spending time with new people. Can work independently and as a part of a team. Able to commit to a regular shift.

Training Details

Are available to undertake required e-learning modules and Zoom training sessions in the first few months of volunteering

Flexibility & Commitment

Flexible

2 hours a week between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday

Location/Travel Details

Throughout Edinburgh

Expenses

Will have to do a training module on how to claim.

Accessibility Details

  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs
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