The role includes:
Assisting staff with preparing for outings
Checking fleet vehicles to ensure they are safe, clean and ready for use
Assisting Residents on and off vehicles
Ensuring Residents adhere to all road traffic safety requirements i.e. wearing seat belts
Assisting staff with the paperwork required for outings
Cleaning & refuelling of vehicles after outings
Suitable for: Centrelink Volunteers, Skilled Volunteers
Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
Training: COVID-19; WH&S; ACH New Volunteer Training; ACH Driver Training; Induction
Time required: Between 2 to 4 hours per trip, weekdays, some weekends - subject to Social Outings Schedule
Skills and experience required for Driver and Transport Support Volunteers are:
Friendly & polite nature
Drivers license (essential)
Small Bus License (desirable)
Safe driving record
Able to work independently
Admin & paper work ability
Interest in the well being of older people
Annual Flu Vaccination
Type of work
Companionship & Social Support, Seniors & Aged Care Suitable for
Centrelink Volunteers, Families with Children, Skilled Volunteers Commitment
Regular - more than 6 months
Mandatory training provided.
Volunteer Hours are available from 9am-4pm Monday to Friday.
Hours are negotiable at time of interview.
Requirements Driver's Licence (C) National Police Certificate
* During the Covid-19 pandemic, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteersfollowing the advice of both the State or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.
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