Trustee

Gosforth and Jesmond Community Minibus provides transport support to disadvantaged individuals based mainly in the Gosforth and Jesmond areas.


We are seeking a Trustee with responsibility for compliance and maintenance of the minibus.


This Trustee role is responsible:


  • For maintaining and implementing a service and cleaning schedule for the minibus
  • To ensure that the minibus complies with operational, licencing, vehicle tax and service regulations
  • For monitoring day to day routine maintenance, which is the responsibility of volunteer drivers
  • For establishing and maintaining relationships with service providers to ensure good service is received at competitive rates
  • For supervising mechanical and bodywork repairs which may occur from time to time
  • To play a key role in the occasional replacement of the minibus in regard to agreeing specifications and overseeing sale and purchase issues

Skills

Essential:


  • You hold a valid and ideally clean, driving licence
  • Your licence includes D1 category, which permits you to drive a minibus with no more than 16 passenger seats and a maximum length of 8 metres


Ideal but not essential:


  • You have experience in driving vehicles larger than standard cars
  • Previous experience in maintaining a service vehicle of this type
  • Enthusiasm and drive to make a success of the role
  • Comfortable with taking on Trustee responsibilities
  • Good communication skills

Details

  • Accessibility
    This role may be unsuitable for individuals with restricted mobility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
    Gosforth and Jesmond Community Minibus does have Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies in place
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Out of pocket expenses may be reclaimable within Trustee approved budgets
  • Ongoing support
    This role can expect induction and support from fellow Trustees
  • Training provided
    Midas training may be available if necessary
  • Volunteer induction
    The successful applicant can expect induction training

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 08/07/2022

End Date: 31/08/2023

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Location

1 Otterburn Terrace,
Jesmond
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE2 3AP


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