Mobility Aids Volunteer

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British Red Cross Published: April 26, 2018
Location
Opportunity Type
Posted By
Chester VA
Benefits
Practical Experience
Skill
Customer Care
Activities
Caring
Suitable for under 18s
Yes

Description

Mobility Aids Volunteers are needed to help people in the local area to maintain their independence, by borrowing wheelchairs and other mobility equipment. This key role will enable people to return home after an illness or surgery or go on a holiday or trip with friends and family.

Tasks included in this Role:
•Taking calls and enquiries from people wanting to borrow a wheelchair
•Giving information about other Red Cross services, where appropriate
•Updating service user records and other administrative tasks using computer based systems
•Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs
•Receiving and recording donations

We are looking for an individual who:
•Enjoys meeting people and helping them to remain independent
•Is willing to uphold people's dignity at all times
•Is willing to attend induction and appropriate training
•Is willing to use our IT systems and has basic IT skills
•Has good communication skills
•Is willing to uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and adhere to the Society's Equal Opportunities Policy
•Is willing to act in accordance with our values and behaviours framework

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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