Do you like to meet new people with interesting life experiences? Become a volunteer driver for a not-for-profit community transport and add a new dimension to your life!
Community Wheels Inc. is a not-for-profit community transport organisation providing safe and affordable transport options to residents in Parramatta & Cumberland LGAs. We are urgently looking for volunteer drivers to provide medical and essential transport services to the elderly and people with disability.
As a volunteer community care driver, your key duties will include: • ensure safe and comfortable transport of clients to and from pre-booked destinations • provide transport to clients for medical appointments, shopping or to access services essential for their physical and mental well-being • safely operate wheelchair hoist to facilitate transport of non-ambulatory clients • take reasonable care of your own health and safety, and of all passengers during transport • access and update customer trip details in service tablets installed inside all vehicles • collect and record passenger contribution paid after a trip, and submit to office at the end of day shift • provide exceptional customer service and demonstrate a caring, friendly attitude towards clients and family members or carer travelling with them.
Role requirements: • hold minimum LR driver license • must have/willing to get bus driver authority (no cost to you) • national police check • working with children check • good driving skills and driving record • current first aid & CPR certificate will be an advantage • fluency in another language will be beneficial
We provide all team members with PPE for use on vehicles - gloves, face masks and hand sanitisers Vehicles are wiped down daily by drivers Clients asked to check-in using QR codes available in all vehicles RAT kits in office to test team members if anyone starts to feel unwell or show symptoms
Benefits : • use your skills to make a difference in the lives of others • have meaningful interactions with seniors, people with disability and some of the most vulnerable people in the community at high risk of social isolation • gain valuable hands-on experience in community transport industry • daily meals allowance • no need to use personal vehicle; only organisation vehicles used for transport purposes