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The Denby Dale Centre

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  • Posted 3 weeks ago
Volunteer Dementia Group Transport Passenger Assistant

We are an independant local charity, who aims to reduce isolation and loneliness, and improve quality of life, for local people in Kirklees.  We operate 20 anti-loneliness projects which includes community transport, drop-in centres, social activity groups, dementia groups, and community centres – across Kirklees.  Find out more about us at , @DDCprojects on Facebook and @TimeTogether1 on Twitter, or come and chat with us at one of our bases.  Our growing team of around 100, includes volunteers, work-placements, student-placements and employed staff – all benefit from direct support and training (both online and in person) plus expenses and social activities.

Opportunities Overview
  • Volunteer Role Title
    Volunteer Dementia Group Transport Passenger Assistant
  • About the Volunteer Role
    Our Valleys Community Transport includes a fleet of accessible minibuses, which we use to support local individuals to our Dementia Groups in and around Kirklees. We are looking for caring individuals to assist our drivers as a non-driving passenger assistant. You may be required to assist passengers with boarding and alighting the vehicles, fastening seatbelts, supporting passengers to their front door. Safeguarding clearance required - we provide a free DBS check, plus personal references. Note: the Dementia groups are located in Kirkburton, Almondbury, Heckmondwike, Huddersfield, Emley. We transport our members from their homes to arrive at their group at 10am and depart for home at 3pm.
  • Role
  • Type Of Regular
  • Suitable for under 18's
    Minimum Age
  • Type of role
    Befriending/Support/Care, Gardening / Conservation / Practical
  • Special Requirements
    Application form required, References required, Requires a DBS
Opportunities Location

Anywhere in Kirklees

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