Office Volunteers

Castle Point Social Car Scheme Ltd is a registered charity and are based at the Tyrell's, Seamore Ave, Benfleet, providing transport for the elderly and disabled residents of Castle Point, giving them independence to travel in and out of the area. The scheme offers a special service to the more vulnerable of the community. The car scheme is operated with voluntary drivers who use their own cars to take clients out in to the community for appointments or social meetings, such as visiting friends, shopping etc. A separate bus service provides transport for the elderly and disabled to clubs and social events .There are also 2 Mobility Cars that are wheelchair accessible providing transport for clients who cannot access a normal car.

Castle Point Social Car Scheme gained National Lottery Funding in 2011 for 5 years and in 2016 was successful in obtaining a further 5 years funding from the National Lottery.

Due to the continued success of the scheme Castle Point Social Car Scheme are looking for Office Volunteers to work half or full days. The majority of this role will involve taking telephone calls from clients requesting transport and assigning volunteer drivers to the task, for which full training would be given.

Our office hours are Monday - Friday 9 - 3

Skills

Good telephone communication skills

Works well within a team

Good organisational skills

Basic computer skills

Patience and understanding


Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 25/01/2018

End Date: 25/01/2019

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Availability Details

Days and times are flexible to suit the volunteer


Location

This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford, Castle Point, Rayleigh and Rochford


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