Volunteer Drivers - Townsville Home & Community ServicesAnglicare SQ
The Role Our Lifestyle & Wellbeing team based at Townsville, offer a number of community services including group outings and activities for our clients. To maintain this essential service, we require the support of volunteers, and are currently looking for Volunteer Drivers to work with our paid staff and drive our small bus to take clients on group outings.
In particular we are seeking volunteers to help out our team: • Social bus outings on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (8.30am to 2.30pm)
Skills & Qualities • A current C Class Qld Drivers Licence, with a clean driving history • A knowledge of the local Townsville area • Ability to assist clients on and off the bus, as well as stowing equipment (training provided) • A genuine interest in people and making a difference in their lives • A friendly personality and good interpersonal and communication skills • Ability to develop rapport and interact positively with clients • Understand and respect confidentiality and privacy of clients and Anglicare • Maintain professional boundaries and work within the policies and procedures of Anglicare • Work with limited supervision and be able to take direction when required • Reliable, flexible and motivated to make a difference • Respect, care and courtesy towards others
Expectations Mandatory • Volunteer Mandatory Training – must complete prior to starting first volunteer shift (online and face to face training modules) • National Police Certificate – undergo a national police check and we will coordinate and pay for this to be processed • Current Covid-19 Vaccination evidence • First Aid/CPR
Essential • Availability – at least one shift per week (4 hours) between 8am and 3pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday • Consistency and reliability – willing to commit to an ongoing basis • Confidentiality & Professional Boundaries– this is critical to us and you will need to sign a Statement of Agreement • Two (2) referees – who are not relatives and can verify your character and interaction in the community (ie. Work Colleague, Church Elder, Community Leader, Doctor or other Professional)