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Could you help?

One of our long-serving volunteers is retiring so we are seeking New volunteers at Folkestone Shopmobility.

Hours: 10-3 (We are open every day except Sundays and Bank Holidays)

Duties: Meeting cheery members of the public, issuing them with a scooter or wheelchair, keeping a record of this and taking their fees at the end of the day Also cleaning scooters, helping with enquiries, taking messages and bookings, selling a few disability-related items

Must be: reliable, honest, punctual, cheerful, patient Able enough to move equipment and interested in people with disabilities Enquiries from disabled people particularly welcome

We Offer Comprehensive training, full membership, travel expenses, good cheer and hilarity

NB We would not expect more than one day a week! (Occasional Saturday working required to cover holidays and sickness)

Please Telephone 01303 226500 (Tuesday or Friday 11am to 2pm) or email to Allen

The Wheelchair Users Group is a Registered charity formed in 1992 by wheelchair users. The Group is an independent not-for-profit charitable organisation; all the services we provide are funded from advertising revenue, sponsorship, fund raising activities, membership fees, small grants from local councils and by donations from members and supporters.

The mission of the Wheelchair Users Group is:

“To Empower and Enable Wheelchair Users to lead full and active lives by helping them obtain the right mobility equipment from both the statutory and private sector”.

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STOP PRESS 1st April 2017

Kent and Medway Wheelchair Service provided by Millbrook Healthcare

From 1 April, 2017, Kent and Medway Wheelchair service is provided by Millbrook Healthcare.
The service will run from two locations: Ashford and Gillingham.To contact the service or report a faulty piece of equipment:
Phone: 0330 124 4485
You can also access their website here:

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