New Year New Opportunity
Volunteer Car Drivers
Would you like to make a difference to the lives of people in your local community?
Derbyshire Community Transport were established in 1984 and have a base in Ripley. We have been successful in securing funding from Motability UK to run a pilot project to provide a Car Club and Voluntary Car Scheme in Belper.
We are looking for volunteers to drive our cars.
A fully accessible Ford Grand Tourneo
A 100% electric Nissan Leaf
Volunteers will support local residents to get out and about to;
Other Health related trips
Community Groups or Clubs
Your help will allow people to;
Enable their independence
Reduce social isolation
Promote community interaction
Have a positive effect on health and wellbeing
A successful volunteer will be;
Caring, considerate, patient and understanding
Flexible, reliable and helpful
Interested in helping people
Confident in engaging with all kinds of people in a friendly manner
An experienced and confident driver
Knowledgeable about the local area
Able to comply with policies and procedures
Additionally, the volunteer will hold a valid clean driving licence and agree to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.
In return we will offer;
Recognised training for Car and MPV delivered inhouse in conjunction with the Community Transport Association
Safeguarding Training delivered inhouse
All training is provided at no cost to the volunteer
Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses.
Full support from the Car Club Development Officer
No set hours, volunteer as and when you can
Love Driving Love Meeting People Interested in Helping
This sounds ideal for you
For more details or to register an interest please use the apply button.