- Location: Aspley QLD
- Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
- Category: Community Services
Type of work
- Disability Support
- Driving & Transportation
- Seniors & Aged Care
- Driver's Licence (C)
- National Police Certificate *
- Working with Children Check *
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Volunteer drivers are required to provide safe and assisted door-to-door community transport to eligible people aged over 65 years, or people with a disability and their carers to: - Medical appointments - Shopping centers - Visiting family and friends - Social outings and group day trips - Church, community and cultural groups and activities.
Skills required: Current Qld Open Drivers Licence; Safe Driving Record; Ability to obtain a Blue Card and National Police Check; Sensitivity to the needs of the elderly and people with disabilities; Ability to maintain confidentiality. Volunteer characteristics: Safe and Considerate Driver; Good people skills; Strong communication skills; Caring; Reliable; Honest; Friendly; Punctual; Patient; Empathetic; Non-judgmental; Enjoy job satisfaction.
Skills gained: Interpersonal skills; Interaction with clients; Satisfaction in knowing that the time you give is of great benefit and is immeasurable.