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Access Plymouth Volunteers

Type: Transportation

Location: All of Plymouth

We are a charity based in Plymouth, UK. We provide mobility solutions for older and disabled people to help them get out and about. Our services include Volunteer driven community cars, Dial-a-Ride accessible buses and Shopmobility (hiring electric mobility scooters and powerchairs).

We need more volunteer drivers to help our customers to get out and about in Plymouth. It could be taking people to the shops, a health appointment, a club or visiting a friend.

We need friendly, reliable, patient and dedicated drivers who are willing to help older and disabled people by driving them from door to door on trips in Plymouth. Although we don’t give a physical hand we are offering people a helping hand with their transport needs and sometimes you may be the only person that customer sees and speaks to all week.

Drivers must have a Full UK driving licence and use of their own vehicle. We need to carry out a DBS check and you will need to have a driving assessment. We pay 45p a mile.

Being part of our team means your are making a positive difference everyday to the lives of older and disabled people in Plymouth.

We need people at various times in the week for as little as half a day to a few days. we operate Monday to Friday 9.15am to 4.15pm.

You would need to ensure the customer follows any legal requirements while travelling with you.
Excellent driving capabilities.
Help by holding the door open and lifting small walking aids or shopping into the boot.
A good knowledge of local roads or a good sat nav.
Completion of paperwork to submit mileage claims.

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