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Modern Slavery Transport Volunteer Driver and/or Chaperone

Modern Slavery Transport Volunteer Driver and/or Chaperone
The Salvation Army
Description of the role:

To transport & accompany 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.

What you will do:
• 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
• Communicate with all parties in relation to the journey
• Ensure the victim feels safe and is cared for

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Skills / Experience needed:
• 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 & be able to keep confidences
• Full driving license and access to a car (maximum 6 points on licence allowed)
• Good organisational skills

Practical information:

What you will get from us:
• Volunteer induction including ilearn courses (Safeguarding, Data Protection and Diversity, Equality & Inclusion)
• Transport Volunteer Handbook
• Ongoing support from the transport team
• Pastoral support from our chaplaincy network
• Opportunity to debrief after a journey with transport team or Divisional Volunteer Coordinator

• To complete all the required training before acceptance into the role
• A commitment to complete one journey a month or 12 over a 12-month period


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Families, Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Station Parade
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 09.03.2022
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