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Technical Volunteer

  • Location: Across: Gilles Plains SA, Modbury North SA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Time Required

    Volunteers work in their own sheds/garages at their own pace and schedule.

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Trades & Maintenance
  • Training

    Induction only

  • Reimbursement

    Expenses reimbursed on presentation of receipts

  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • Working with Children Check *

    Please Note:
    * As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
    * Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role be a maximum of 15-16 hours per week.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Role description: Understand the requirements of the client, then design & cost a suitable solution. When approved, make or modify the device, then deliver &/or install it. Provide TADSA with details of the work performed & all of the out of pocket expenses – the volunteer is reimbursed for these expenses.

Role Requirement: A trade background in metalwork, timberwork, plastics or electronics, or a very skillful handy person, with their own workshop, machinery & equipment. Must have good communication skills and a sound Police Clearance. Volunteering is not onerous. Volunteers are not to be kept busy all of the time.