Trishaw Operator

To operate a Trishaw and take older people out into the community on free bike rides around routes in the Rochdale Borough come rain or shine.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

You will be responsible for making sure they have a safe enjoyable ride, supporting them to connect with nature and with other people. The ethos of Cycling Without Age is for the rides to be at a slow pace so that the passengers can take in the environment, stop and share their stories with other people and have some social interaction.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

No experience required as full training will be given, although some experience of cycling would be beneficial.
You will be fully insured, and you will be matched up with passenger availability.

Areas of Interest: Community, Mental Health, Older people
Opportunity suitable for: Long term commitment, Outdoor, People seeking work
What activities will the volunteer do? Driving, Outdoors
Skills gained in this role: Leadership, Listening, Outdoor work, Talking to others
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Automatic opening doors, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Rochdale cycling without age