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Driving Mentor - Fairfield or Wollongong - # 126307

Gymea Community Aid & Information Service Inc

The Drive Time Mentor Volunteer provides supervised driving practice to selected refugee clients. All driving practice occurs in a NRMA-insured automatic vehicle.

Criteria: • Have not had an at fault accident in the previous two years • Have minimum of 5 years safe driving record • Have current knowledge of NSW road rules • A good knowledge of the area in which you will be • Possess minimum basic computer skills, and organisational skills. • Commitment and reliability • An understanding of issues of client confidentiality and potentially the sensitive nature of people’s personal information

Minimum commitment of 6 months sought. Minimum age: 23 years. The volunteer should speak and write reasonable level of English.

COVID Safe Procedures in place:

  • Pre-screening questions before making an appointment for driving sessions
  • Wearing mask is must for both mentors and learners
  • Using the Personal Protective Equipment PPE is available in bag organiser in the car With DriveTime program, we are following the COVID safe practices with mentor program in reference to the NRMA driving school as the NRMA company is our partner and the funder of the program

Benefits: • An opportunity to give something back to the community. • Provide an opportunity for refugees to connect with a positive role model from their community and learn safe driving practices. • Intrinsic satisfaction. • Experience working with people from refugee backgrounds • A reference will be provided for all Volunteers