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Volunteer Car Service

Proud to be a volunteer for YASWould you like the opportunity to meet new people, keep active and boost your skills and CV or do you know someone who does?  Then joining our Volunteer Car Service could be just the thing!

Our non-emergency Patient Transport Service helps hundreds of people reach their medical appointments every week, supported by our dedicated network of Volunteer Car Service drivers who are an invaluable part of this service.

We have volunteers from all walks of life who have a shared desire to give a little back to the community, giving their time freely to lend a helping hand to those who are more vulnerable. But it’s not just our patients who benefit - becoming a volunteer can offer lots of opportunities for you too.Benefits of being a volunteer


You don’t need to have any previous experience, just a caring attitude and a friendly and willing disposition. There is no minimum amount of time required from our volunteers, so whether you are able to be involved once or a month or several times a week, please get in touch.

You need no previous medical experience, just a caring attitude and a friendly and willing disposition. 

You need to:

  • be aged 18 or over
  • hold a valid, full UK driving licence with no more than three penalty points
  • have access to a car, with a minimum of four doors
  • undertake Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • undertake occupational health screening
  • take our volunteer training course.

You decide what time you want to give to volunteering and how it fits around your commitments you may volunteer once a month, or several times a week, whatever suits you best.

Subject to acceptance of your application, and the completion of the relevant checks, you will be invited to attend a training course.  The training is a two-day programme, which will, wherever possible, be delivered in an area near you.

You can apply to join our Volunteer Car Service by completing our online application form click here to get started.

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For alternative ways to apply or an informal chat about joining the service, please get in touch with our team:

Email: PTSvolunteers@yas.nhs.uk

Phone: 01924 584019.

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