The Yeovil Freewheelers is a charity organisation based out of Yeovil District Hospital that provides a unique free service helping both hospitals and patients. We operate out of hours during the ...
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SummaryWe require a Fleet Manager to coordinate bike maintenance, rotation of usage, supplier management and to assist and supervise our Equipment Team
Yeovil Freewheelers EVS requires a volunteer Fleet Manager to coordinate the activities of our Equipment Team, manage and plan fleet maintenance, manage breakdown repairs, monitor and manage the lifecycle and replacement of our bikes and any other duties as required.
The successful applicant will be a member of our Management Committee, so will have the opportunity to help the Charity with our growth plans and, to plot the Charity's directions over the coming months and years.
Yeovil Freewheelers is the UK's longest serving Blood Bike charity. We are innovators, enthusiasts and servants of the community, all rolled into one - and we are a family, first and foremost.
What we will provide to volunteers🤝 Extra support
About YFW Bloodbikes (Yeovil Freewheelers)
YFW provide emergency courier relief to countless NHS organisations in Somerset and Dorset, carrying blood, medicines, samples and medical equipment to name a few, between hospitals, care homes, patients and laboratories. The team consists of a fleet of eight motorcycles, delivering completely free of charge to the NHS.
During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the fleet volunteered to taking on double the workload for Yeovil Hospital and other surrounding hospitals, which included the daily delivery of 1000’s of COVID-19 swabs throughout the country for testing daily. Throughout the peak, the team were covering nearly 25,000 miles a month; compared to the 10,000 they were doing pre-COVID.