Volunteer Driver Hart and Rushmoor Young Carers

Opportunity

Hart and Rushmoor Young Carers provide respite sessions at youth clubs in Fleet and Farnborough during term-time, giving young people time-out from their caring responsibilities for an adult or sibling in their family. As many families find it difficult to provide transport for their children to attend these clubs, we rely on volunteers to help out by providing transport to and from club sessions.

We are looking for volunteer drivers who have the following availability during term-time – please choose one or more options:

Monday afternoons/evenings:
Venue: The Point Youth Centre, Harlington Way, Fleet, GU51 4PB
Junior Club Session: (School Years 5, 6, 7, 8) runs from 17.00-18.30, so drivers will be picking young people up earliest 16.45 (Pick up/drop off in Yateley, Aldershot, Fleet, Odiham or Farnborough) and dropping them back at 18.30.

Senior Club Session (School/College Years, 9, 10, 11, 12): runs from 19.30-21.00, so drivers will be picking young people up earliest 19.00 (Pick up/drop off in Yateley, Aldershot, Fleet, Odiham or Farnborough and dropping them back at 21.00.

Wednesday afternoons/evenings:
Venue: Mayfield Community Centre, Totland Close, Farnborough, GU14 8TX
Club session (10-18 year olds): 17.30-19.30, so drivers will be picking young people up earliest 16.45 (Pick up/drop off points Yateley, Farnborough and Aldershot) and dropping them back from 19.30.

Routes will be arranged so that drivers are picking young people who live in the same area.
Occasionally young carers go on outings to other local venues.

Skills

Car owner.
Aged 18+
Excellent communication skills.
Able to offer either a weekly or fortnightly commitment in term time only.


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Volunteer policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Mileage expenses (and parking charges if travelling to other venues) are reimbursed at 45p per mile.
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and safety policy

Availability

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Location

Districts:
Hart
Rushmoor


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