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Community Transport Volunteer

St John Ambulance Community Transport

Volunteer opportunities are available to Community Transport Volunteers that can include working in a hospital or clinical environment upon successful completion of probationary pre requisites and training. All training is provided by St John Ambulance WA.

Main role requirements

  • Report daily to Busselton base to collect necessary equipment and/or vehicle for transport duties
  • Transport passengers to and from appointments, providing some assistance with mobility if necessary details of the job to be provided by Volunteer Co-ordinator
  • Transfer passenger belongings as required (wheelchair, personal belongings)
  • Complete relevant paperwork if required
  • Be willing to help, reassure and provide companionship to passengers as required

Skills and qualifications required

  • You must obtain your Provide First Aid Certificate and Level 1 & Level 1.5 qualification or St John equivalent all provided free of charge from St John
  • Hold a current unrestricted C Class (or higher) drivers licence
  • Happy to work with people who potentially have communication barriers or disabilities
  • Happy to work with elderly people or those with decreased mobility
  • Have the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team
  • Have a professional attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Have a friendly demeanour as well as a strong desire to help others
  • Be physically able to stow equipment
  • Show a genuine desire to help people in the community

Skills you will develop

  • First Aid Skills
  • Confidence
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Training available
  • Provide First Aid Certificate
  • Level 1 & Level 1.5 St John Ambulance qualification
  • Continual Education Program
  • Hospital Induction (if required)