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Ladies! Come and help transport our elderly clients to their appointments and social activities.


We encourage ladies to join our caring team of volunteers to support the most vulnerable members of our community. Use your own car or one of our people movers. If you’ve been thinking about volunteering – now is the time to register. New year, new you! Transport frail and isolated persons residing in Knox to allied health and social support appointments using their own vehicles or Bridges vehicle;  Drive the client to an appointment/activity, and pick up the client at an appointed place and time;  Escort the client to and from their residence and the appointment/activity;  Collect donations after each drive and issue a receipt to the client, if driving your own vehicle and hand in donations collected at the end of each month. In Bridges cars hand in money in Bridges envelope when handing back the car keys;  Record all drives on the Bridges log sheets supplied;  Return the log sheet on the Friday before the 1 st Monday of the month or the Friday before the 3 rd Monday of the month.  Maintain your car in a safe, tidy and roadworthy condition;  Be prepared to undergo an Annual Vehicle Checkup; ideally this will occur in the month of your birthday;  Be responsible for paying all infringements, tickets, etag or freeway tolls

Skills/Qualifications:  Relates well to seniors, empathetic, good listener  Be a patient person as some drives will require waiting for/with the client as they wait for specialists/doctors  Enjoy driving and spending time with seniors or people with special needs  Would not be a known risk to vulnerable seniors in an isolated setting  Be punctual and reliable  Be willing to escort door to door and to assist clients as needed within the boundaries of the position  Have knowledge of driving area, able to navigate to locations  Have a current Drivers Licence  Have minimum Comprehensive Insurance on the vehicle being used  Have a safe driving record  Have access to a vehicle that is registered, insured, roadworthy, reliable and suitable for client needs  Have no health conditions that may impair ability to drive safely (vision, hearing, perception, reflexes)  Have good judgment; able to gauge client and driving conditions  Be physically able to offer minimal assistance to frail clients  Be trustworthy, and able to handle a small cash flow