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Passenger Assistant - The Lunch Club@Plantation Hall

For Maldon & District Community Voluntary Service

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The Lunch Club@ Plantation Hall is a planned weekly day service for older people in Maldon held on Thursday 10am-2.30pm

A number of the guests will be  transported to the Club in Heybridge by Essex and Suffolk DART service.

To ensure guest comfort and safety on this journey we are looking to recruit a passenger assistant to support the guests on the minibus each morning and afternoon for approximately 1.5 hours each time.

This weekly role can be split between 1 or 2 people into morning and afternoon sessions, or alternate weeks.

The morning session begins with the first guest pick up around 8:50am and completes two runs and returns back to the hall for around 11am. The afternoon run is approx. 2.30 - 3.30 pm.

The role would involve:

  • knocking on guests doors to inform them that the bus has arrived
  • accompanying them to and from the bus
  • offering a supportive arm on the walk to and from the bus if appropriate
  • ensuring that all passenger seat belts are fastened
  • storing walking aids safely during the journey

What skills do I need?

Whilst no lifting is involved, manual handling and any other appropriately agreed training is available.

The ideal person will have good communication skills and a can do attitude.

A standard DBS check may be required.


  • Health and Social Care
  • Older People


  • Supporting Charities
  • Supporting People and Befriending


  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
    Standard check.
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    With prior agreement.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/05/2022

End Date: 28/12/2023

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No Yes No No No
Afternoon No No No Yes No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

This weekly role can be split between 1 or 2 people into morning and afternoon sessions. First morning session approx. 9 – 11am Afternoon session approx. 2.30 - 3.30pm.


This opportunity is available in: Maldon

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