“I was stuck at home for 3 years, I am so glad to join Croydon Vision’s community!” PH.

1) Job Title: Volunteer Driver

Organization: Croydon Vision

Location: Bedford Hall, 72-74 Wellesley Rd, Croydon CR0 2AR

Duration: 6 months

About us: Croydon Vision is a community-focused organization dedicated to improving the lives of blind and visually impaired individuals in Croydon and surrounding areas. We provide a wide range of services and support to empower visually impaired individuals to lead fulfilling lives.

Position Overview: As a Volunteer Driver, you will play a crucial role in our organization’s mission by providing safe and reliable transportation services to our members. Your commitment to helping those in need will ensure that individuals can access essential services and community resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely and punctually drive members to Croydon Vision and other destinations as assigned.
  • Maintain a clean and well-maintained vehicle to ensure the safety and comfort of members.
  • Provide assistance to members getting in and out of the vehicle as needed, ensuring their safety and comfort.
  • Be courteous and respectful while interacting with members, offering a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
  • Plan efficient routes to ensure on-time arrivals at destinations and to optimize the number of members served during each trip.
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and safety regulations while driving.

Qualifications:

  • Valid D1 driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Compassion and a commitment to helping others.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Dependability and punctuality.

 

2) Job Title: Volunteer Driver Assistant

Organization: Croydon Vision

Location: Bedford Hall, 72-74 Wellesley Rd, Croydon CR0 2AR

Duration: 6 months

About us: Croydon Vision is a community-focused organization dedicated to improving the lives of blind and visually impaired individuals in Croydon and surrounding areas. We provide a wide range of services and support to empower visually impaired individuals to lead fulfilling lives.

Job Summary: As a Volunteer Driver Assistant, you will support our Drivers in providing transportation services to our members. Your role is essential in ensuring the comfort, safety, and efficiency of each trip. During the journey, this volunteer position requires a helpful and supportive demeanor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist members with getting in and out of the vehicle, including those with mobility challenges.
  • Provide a friendly and supportive presence during the trip, engaging in conversation if desired.
  • Ensure that clients are securely seated and that their seatbelts are fastened.
  • Help clients with their belongings and any necessary equipment (e.g., walkers, wheelchairs).
  • Assist the Volunteer Driver in navigating and reading maps or GPS devices if needed.

Qualifications:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Physical ability to assist clients with getting in and out of the vehicle.
  • Dependability and punctuality.