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