Can you spare a morning or afternoon each week to support people we support and the general public to cycle and experience cycling using our accessible bicycles?
Milestones Trust is a health and social care charity which supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and people living with dementia. The services are provided through a network of residential and nursing care homes and community services throughout the Bristol and South Gloucestershire areas.
We run a community cycling project called Warmley Wheelers, on the Bristol to Bath cycle path in Warmley, South Gloucestershire. The project supports people Milestones supports and the general public to cycle, using accessible bicycles. We are looking for volunteers to come and support people to have a go on the accessible bikes in a variety of roles. We are looking for people to support in a wide variety of roles such as:
We are looking for volunteers who are:
As a requirement of becoming a Milestones Trust volunteer, you will attend a half day training session, covering all aspects of volunteering and safeguarding. You will also have a site induction at Warmley Wheelers and the Project Coordinator will ensure you are confident with riding the bikes before you cycle with a passenger.
The project is based in Warmley, South Gloucester- we can provide travel expenses.
Please note due to the nature of the role a DBS check and references will be carried out.
If this sounds like something you would like to get involved in we would love to hear from you.
For more information or to request an application form please contact Sara on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0117 9709356