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Transport Volunteer Driver &/or Chaperone

The Salvation Army Anti-Trafficking & Modern Slavery Unit

The Salvation Army has delivered the UK Government’s contract to provide support for victims of Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking since 2011. As part of the contract, The Salvation Army are required to provide a safe, effective & demand led Transport Service.

Volunteers are need to transport victims of Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking to a place of safety. You may be the first person to show care and empathy to the victim on their journey to recovery.

Location: Journeys can be anywhere in England & Wales and will be split with other volunteers if over a certain distance or time period.

Accountable to: National Transport Coordinator

Main tasks and responsibilities

• Undertake transport journeys for victims as arranged by Transport Team

• Reply to notifications via smartphone app or text message to advise if you are available

• Complete and submit relevant paperwork

• Ensure that the vehicle used is clean, roadworthy and legal

• Share any concerns about the victim with the transport team or relevant agencies whilst adhering to GDPR

Benefits to volunteer

  • To be able to show support and care for victims.
  • Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

What skills do I need?

Skills, attributes, experience and qualifications

• In sympathy with the general aims & values of The Salvation Army.

• Sensitive interpersonal & communication skills.

• Commitment to safeguarding and a willingness to raise concerns where appropriate.

• Understand the importance of confidentiality and be able to keep confidences.

• Full driving license and access to a car (maximum 6 points on licence allowed).

• Good organisational skills.

• We welcome applications from husband and wife / families or teams of volunteers as all our volunteers travel in a pair.  However, please do still apply if you are applying as an individual as we will pair you with a driver or chaperone for journeys

  • Need to be 18+

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening

Volunteers will be added to a notification system which will be used to contact volunteers between 8am and 8pm via an app on their phone

Register your interest

We limit the number of roles you can initially express an interest in to 3 opportunities. Please only register an interest in 3 roles maximum.

  • Ideal for people interested in
  • Community Safety
  • Crisis & Emergency Response
  • Ideal for people who like
  • Driving
  • Application Process
  • Application Form
  • DBS Check
  • Email expression of interest
  • Informal Discussion
  • Online Application
  • References
  • Support provided
  • Access to group meetings/socials/team events
  • Access to telephone/online support
  • Basic reference can be provided
  • Induction provided
  • Peer support / buddying system in place
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer Handbook available
  • Volunteer will have named supervisor
  • Written role description
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Meals/refreshments
  • Other
  • Travel/mileage
  • Organisation Policies
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Safeguarding policy
  • Conflict Resolution policy/procedure for volunteers
  • Data Protection Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Other Information
  • Accessibility - additional information
  • Are there any age limits?
  • DBS checks - additional information
    Enhanced Adult & Child
  • Expenses - additional information
    Any reasonable out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed
  • Reference can be provided after how long volunteering?
  • Role is exempt from Ex offenders Act 1972
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

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