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Volunteer Driver (Ayrshire)

Our Volunteer Drivers play an important role within Crosshouse Hospital by supporting the vital respiratory service.

As one of our valued Drivers, you will visit various locations around Ayrshire, collecting and delivering items as required, more information can be explained once the role has been applied for.

All of your journeys will be planned in advance according to your availability.

Expenses for use of your own car will be reimbursed.


What we're looking for: 


  • Have a minimum of 2 year post licence driving experience 
  • Have access to own vehicle (in good condition) with Comprehensive Insurance cover insured for driving in a volunteering role. Roadside Assistance cover for own vehicle is recommended. Please note fuel expenses will be reimbursed.  
  • You must have a working mobile phone and active email address 
  • Good geographical knowledge of Scotland 
  • The role requires drivers to be in good health and reasonably active  
  • A PVG check will be required and completion of an NHS Occupational Health Check questionnaire. 
  • Experience engaging with the public  
  • Drivers will be expected to complete Drivercheck prior to volunteering for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity, a link will be issued following successful interview.  Drivercheck is the UK’s largest driving licence checking and vehicle compliance business. 
  • Drivers will be issued with Crosshouse Children's Fund branded clothing.

What We Can Offer You

  • A unique and rewarding volunteering opportunity
  • Induction training will be provided before volunteer role commences

Time Requirements

Volunteers are asked to be available to undertake journeys on a regular basis. Frequency of assignments will vary according to request demands and availability of drivers. Please note that the role may involve out of hours trips.

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