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Pastoral Team (Team Member-Transport Team-Dial a Ride Driver)

To pick up parishioners who wish to attend the Tuesday 10.30 morning service, who may otherwise be unable to access this and/or other services due to limited mobility.

Responsible To: Dial a Ride Coordinator (Paul Haffenden)
Time Committment: Every second Tuesday in the month plus some admin.time
As part of this role a volunteer would have the following responsibilities:
  • Arrange with the Dial a Ride Coordinator (at least 24 hrs before the service) which parishioners require transport to the Tuesday morning 10:30 service (2nd Tuesday every month)
  • Go to Dial a Ride and pickup/check the vehicle.
  • Pickup people at home addresses. (This will involve helping people who may have limited mobility onto the bus, with the help of two assistants).
  • After service, return people to their home addresses.
  • Return vehicle back to Dial a Ride

A volunteer in this role would require some or all of the following attributes:
  • Reliable
  • Prepared to undertake MIDAS training if not already licensed to drive a minibus
  • Able to communicate clearly
  • Friendly, pleasant personality, who enjoys social contact with older parishioners

In order for someone to be able to perform this role the following training and support will be given:
  • MIDAS training provided if required

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