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Bus Assistant / Trip Companion Volunteer

RSL LifeCare (ACT)

Volunteers will provide social support and companionship to residents during trips. You can chose which trips you will be part of depending on your availability.

Main Tasks:

  • Provide support during the bus outings, assisting residents, talking to them, building connections
  • Remind residents to fasten their seat belts and offer assistance if appropriate
  • Assist frail residents on and off the bus by following the instructions from the staff and manual handling guidance

Personal Qualities:

  • Have patience, kindness and empathy for mature aged people
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to make personal connections with people from different backgrounds
  • Be reliable, flexible and committed


  • Help reduce isolation of our residents and improve their wellbeing
  • Give something back to the community and meet new people
  • Gain valuable skills, experience and receive an ongoing support throughout your volunteer journey
  • Be a valuable member of our volunteering team and have an opportunity to be part of our Volunteer Panel
You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.