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Title Trustee Board Member
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Lydney Dial-A-Ride is a safe and friendly door-to-door transport service for those people who do not have their own transport and are unable to use public transport. The charity has been established for over 30 years. It carries passengers between Lydney, Coleford, Cinderford and the surrounding local areas in the Forest of Dean. It operates a fleet of sixteen fully accessible minibuses, capable of carrying wheelchair passengers and other seated passengers. It has a volunteer based car service, two charity shops, runs rural bus services and Home to School contracts.

The charity is now seeking to appoint two new Trustees to their Board. The Board members are from a range of backgrounds and have a variety of skills. To complement the current Board, the two new Trustees could have experience of running organisations, planning strategic direction, personnel and business development and a keen interest in the charity sector.

Trustees are expected to attend monthly Board meetings and there may be occasional ad hoc committee meetings or events. It is expected that Trustees maintain regular contact with the Charity Manager and other Board members.

If you would relish this challenge and share in the Board’s desire to continue to build on Lydney Dial a Ride’s strengths in these ever-changing times, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We aim to achieve greater diversity within our Board of Trustees and welcome applications from all members of the local community.

Please note these positions are voluntary.

For further information, please contact Derek Biddle (Chairman) on 07789071960

or email raymond139@btinternet.com

You can find us on Facebook and Twitter and www.lydneydialaride.co.uk

 

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Title Volunteer Fundraisers Needed! – Lydney Dial-A-Ride
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From sponsored walks to bungee jumps, we need you!

Could you spare a few hours a month to fundraise for us? We at Lydney Dial-A-Ride need to raise vital funds to help keep the wheels on our charity moving, and we need your help!

Could your baking help us make some dough? Could your run for fun help you raise us some riches? Or could you rustle up a fabulous raffle? If you’ve got fundraising ideas, enthusiasm and a spare few hours, we need you on board!

To keep on providing the service we do in the local community, we are in desperate need of extra funds. Our charity shops provide a life-line to help support our charity and the everyday running costs, and every fundraising event we host helps to add to this.

We are looking for individuals who can spare some time to get involved in helping us find new ways to raise funds. Whether you can spare an hour a month or 5 hours a week, any time you are able to give to help us fundraise would make a massive difference. The more funds we raise, the more we can continue to reach those who need us in the local community.

So if you’ve got some ideas and want to get involved, please get in touch! Either give us a call on 01594 843809 or drop us an email louise@lydneydialaride.co.uk and we can get the ball rolling. From sponsored walks to bungee jumps, we need you!

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Title Volunteer Car Driver – Lydney Dial-a-ride
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Due to increased demand, we are looking to recruit a number of extra volunteer car drivers to help us transport local passengers to and from their medical appointments in and around Gloucestershire.

The trips are mainly Monday through to Friday, and would help get local residents to vital medical appointments.

We are looking for friendly volunteers with a passion to help others, and who are willing to transport passengers from their homes to appointments, and then bring them home again.

This is a voluntary position, although expenses will be paid. You will also be required to hold a clean driving licence, as well as complete an enhanced DBS disclosure before being able to start driving.

If you are interested in helping out in the local community, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Click on ‘Apply Now’ or phone 01594 843809

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