OPP OF THE DAY: OPP OF THE DAY: Minibus Driver – Beacon Centre

Hours available: Driving schedules are 8am-11am and/or 14:45 -17:00 Monday – Friday although occasionally there is a need for volunteers to be called upon demand.

Purpose: To drive around the local community collecting and returning Service Users, to and from their homes.

Summary of Duties:

  • To drive around the local community picking up and dropping off service users.
  • Assist service users on and of transport.



  • This opportunity is best suited to those who have driving experience and are able to work well with others. Good communicator.
  • You will need to present a valid driving licence. You will also need to have the D1 element on your driving licence.
  • Drivers will be considered up to the age of 75 however anybody over the age of 70 will be required to undergo a medical.
  • You will gain experience of working with visually impaired people and make new friendships.
  • This role requires any potential volunteer to undergo a DBS check.
  • Good knowledge of local area. Willing to undergo training (MIDAS minibus driver awareness scheme)
  • Training is provided for all aspects of this role.



Becky Green
Email – bgreen@beaconvision.org


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