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Befriending through Transport Coordinator

Befriending through Transport Coordinator
Organisation Recruiting: 
Supporting Older People
Closing Date: 
Monday, 15 August, 2022
£11.50 per hour
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

Supporting Older People is a local charity working towards alleviating loneliness and isolation in older people in the Harrogate and Knaresborough area.

We are working in partnership with Nidderdale Plus Community Hub to deliver an exciting new pilot – Nidderdale Befriending through Transport Project and are looking for a Coordinator to facilitate this role.  The role is initially for one year.

We are using a new community minibus to connect people with each other by providing regular trips to market towns, local activities and day trips.  The Befriending through Transport Coordinator will research and facilitate the trips as well as recruiting volunteer drivers and befrienders.  

The successful candidate will be outgoing, flexible in their approach to work and preferably have experience in volunteer management.
You will be joining a small team of dedicated staff who understand the impact of loneliness.

Holidays: 36 days including bank holidays

Please note the role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references

For more information and an application pack please contact Julia, Kate and Lorna at Supporting Older People on 01423 531490 or

15 hours per week
Phone Number: 
01423 531490
Various including Harrogate and mainly Nidderdale Plus Community Hub in Pateley Bridge