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Community Transport Driver

  • Location: Townsville QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Training

    Training Provided

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

    > 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 Ambulance Australia is a self-funding charity in the Australian community working for the service of humanity. We are a trusted organisation of highly skilled staff and volunteers who assist in first aid and first response situations by providing total first aid; community outreach services; situations of sickness, distress, suffering or danger in times of natural disaster and emergency; training programmes and first aid products and services.

St John (Qld) provides a community transport service in Townsville an offering 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.

SKILLS REQUIRED

Current Qld Open Drivers Licence; Safe Driving Record; Ability to obtain a Blue Card, National Police Check, Drivers Authorisation; First Aid training and Ability to maintain confidentiality.

VOLUNTEER CHARACHTERISTICS 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.

REQUIREMENTS

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)


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