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Volunteer Community Transport Driver - Hobart

Australian Red Cross
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  • Time frame: Ongoing
  • Time commitment: Minimum 1 full day per week or fortnight 

The program

Red Cross provides a door-to-door transport service for older people, and for people who have disabilities to non-urgent medical appointments or social outings.

The opportunity

This role would suit a semi-retired or retired person who is able to commit to at least one full day per week.  The applicant must be over the age of 18 years, have a full Australian driver's licence, and have experience working with older people, and people with disabilities.  

A Red Cross vehicle is provided for use, and volunteers are responsible for following transport schedules, liaising with transport coordinators, maintaining a friendly and professional manner, and ensuring clients are transported safely to and from their appointments.

The impact

As a Transport Volunteer, you will help improve the quality of life and well-being of vulnerable members of our community by connecting them with local services. Red Cross will ensure you have the training, ongoing support, and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

Our COVID-19 safe practices 

It's vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 requirements in the 'Keep everyone safe from COVID' section prior to applying. 

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

Thank you for considering volunteering at Red Cross. We also have great career opportunities.