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Community Transport Drivers

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    Mondays Tuesdays Thursdays Fridays from 8:15 to 4.45 pm.

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Driving & Transportation
  • Training

    Initial induction & ongoing support.

  • Reimbursement

    Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses as outlined by induction

  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Others

    An annual National Police Certificate is required, at no cost for our volunteers. Due to insurance requirements drivers will need to be over 25 years of age with at least 2 years of driving experience. Please note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the level of coverage for volunteers due to various restrictions to ensure they are covered for the roles they will be undertaking.

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

Volunteer transport operates Monday to Friday from approx. 8.45 am - 4 pm using Launceston VFC vehicles. Transport is provided in the local Launceston area to clients who would otherwise have difficulty getting around. Drivers must be reliable, accountable, trustworthy, and committed to the program. They must enjoy interacting with people and able to take direction from office staff. Drivers must be able to work off a runsheet, receipt client fees, take direction from office staff, assist with mobility aids and if required assist to carry clients groceries and other items into the car and their home. Volunteers are provided with an induction, buddy shifts with an existing driver and ongoing support from our team.