- Location: Townsville QLD
- Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
- Category: Community Services
- Skilled Volunteers
- Centrelink Volunteers
Type of work
- Seniors & Aged Care
- Driving & Transportation
- Companionship & Social Support
- Working with Children Check *
- National Police Certificate *
- Driver's Licence (C)
> Blue card - St John (Qld) provides form and will lodge for you)
> Fit 2 Work Police Check - St John (Qld) provides form and will lodge for you
> First Aid training – St John (Qld) will provide
> Drivers authorisation licence (volunteer to arrange)
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
St John (Qld) provides a community transport service in Townsville and further afield offering a safe, assisted, personal and reliable transport option.
Volunteer drivers are required to provide safe and assisted door-to-door community transport to the Townsville community including: - Medical appointments - Shopping centres - Visiting family and friends - Social outings and group day trips - Church, community and cultural groups and activities.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of these services are still provided but altered in line with government guidelines. The health and safety of our staff, volunteers and clients are our utmost priority.
Current Qld Open Drivers Licence; Safe Driving Record; Ability to obtain a Blue Card, National Police Check, Drivers Authorisation; First Aid training (we can provide) 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.
Blue card - St John (Qld) provides form and will lodge for you) Fit 2 Work Police Check - St John (Qld) provides form and will lodge for you First Aid training – St John (Qld) will provide Drivers authorisation licence (volunteer to arrange)