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Driver - North Shore - # 9455

  • Location: North Sydney NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    1-4 hours per week flexible depending on appointment schedule.

  • Type of work
    • Disability Support
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Training

    Induction and on the job training. Additional training provided as required.

  • Reimbursement

    Petrol costs.

A number of frail aged clients of this organisation need to attend medical appointments but struggle to get to them – could you be the one to help them? This is a crucial service as it allows frail aged clients the opportunity to maintain their health and independence.

If you are friendly, empathetic, respectful and enjoy being with older people then this could be the role for you. Crucially, volunteers in the role need to be responsible and reliable with a good general level of fitness. Volunteers must have access to their own car and current Drivers' Licence.

Volunteer duties include: • Transporting clients to / from their own home to their appointments • Assisting clients with getting into & out of the car • Possibly help clients throughout the duration of their appointment • Engage in social interacting with the client

Benefits:

  • Sense of satisfaction from supporting an essential service which allows people to remain independent.
  • Gain transferable skills and gain experience of the aged care sector.

Volunteering NSW’s Volunteer Referral Service assists individuals to find volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills, location and time available to volunteer.

Be sure to provide a phone number on your Expression of Interest, so we can contact you without delay.

If this your first time volunteering or your first time volunteering in Australia you may wish to attend Volunteering NSW’s Bridge to Volunteering information seminar held every Friday to learn more about volunteering, how to choose the right volunteer job, the benefits of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities as a volunteer. Details on how to register for this seminar will be included on the email you receive when you Express Interest in this role.


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