Dementia NI - Volunteer Driver - Lurgan/Portadown area (Wednesdays)

Dementia NI

Purpose of the Role To be a welcoming and friendly driver, collecting and escorting our members (who live with dementia) to and from activities and events
Tasks and responsibilities
  • To collect members from their homes and transport to our regular Empowerment Groups and other ad-hoc activities at agreed times
  • Where required, to escort members into the venue upon arrival
  • To chat to members on route, helping them to feeling welcome and comfortable
  • To collect members at the agreed time and escort home again

  Skills/experience required

· Friendly, positive, and approachable

· Ability to be empathetic, patient, and calm

· Good communication skills

· Committed to upholding members confidentiality

· Good time keeping and reliable

· Clean driving licence and access to a safe, well-maintained, and insured car

Time commitment

Ideally, we are looking for individuals who can commit to supporting between one and four times a month. 


We need drivers across Northern Ireland for regular and ad-hoc opportunities. The Armagh Groups meet on Wednesday mornings therefore drivers available to escort members from Lurgan/Craigavon/Portadown/Banbridge areas during this time are preferred. 


If you are ready to make a real and lasting difference in your community for people living with dementia, please call Amy on 07734 373602 or email [email protected] to take the next step in your volunteering journey

Please note

· This role may be subject to a standard enhanced level ACCESS NI check. The role offers mileage and reasonable expenses cover as agreed with your volunteer recruitment manager.

Closing Date

Sunday / 31 December 2023

Contact Details

Amy McCorry

North City Business Centre,
2 Duncairn Gardens
BT15 2GG
United Kingdom