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Age UK Hertfordshire

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Age UK Hertfordshire is one of the largest charities providing services to older people in Hertfordshire and has a high level of recognition among the statutory authorities, voluntary sector and the ...

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Volunteer Transport Escort (Tuesdays & Wednesdays), Watford

Volunteer Transport Escort (Tuesdays & Wednesdays), Watford

Long term role · 1–3 hrs/Week
Clitheroe Gardens, Watford, WD19 6RP, United Kingdom
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Community & familyHealthOlder people
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Summary

To undertake morning and afternoon escort duties to our Clitheroe Health & Wellbeing Centre

Detailed description

Are you a sociable and friendly person? Do you enjoy meeting and helping people?

Why not become one of our Transport Escorts assisting our members?


About the role

Volunteers are needed to escort elderly and vulnerable people on a minibus from their homes to their Day Care Centre, and back home again.

The bus collects the members in the morning, and then takes them home in the afternoon.


What would be involved?

  • Assisting the members to get on and off the minibus for collection and drop offs on Club days. 
  • Ensure the well-being of the clients during the journey to enable them to arrive in safety.
  • Ensuring members are seated securely and using appropriate seat belts at all times.


This vital role means that isolated vulnerable elderly people can access a local Day Care Centre in South Oxhey, take advantage of the services they provide, have a hot meal and a chat (perhaps the only time they can leave their home each week).


This is a rewarding, enjoyable role for a patient, chatty person.


All volunteers must be over the age of 18 and are recruited subject to references and a clear enhanced DBS. Training will be provided.

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About Age UK Hertfordshire

Age UK Hertfordshire is one of the largest charities providing services to older people in Hertfordshire and has a high level of recognition among the statutory authorities, voluntary sector and the public. Age UK Hertfordshire is a brand partner of Age UK, able to use the Age UK brand in return for working to agreed quality standards.