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Supervising Driver - Waterloo - # 72202

  • Location: Waterloo NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People
  • Time Required

    2-10 hours per month flexible over 7 days in daylight hours.

  • Type of work
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Education & Training
  • Training

    All volunteers will be provided with a detailed handbook, training as required and support from the program coordinator.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

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

This volunteer roles supports young people to attain their drivers licence through providing the young person with the requisite supervised driving hours. Typically, young people who participate in this program do not have access to adults who are in a position to provide driving supervision.

The role involves spending a minimum of two hours per week on the road with a learner driver. Both an automatic and a manual car provided. During this time spent with the learner driver, the volunteer is required to provide supportive guidance, encouragement and build appropriate confidence in the learner driver. The goal is to prepare the learner driver to pass their provisional licence test.

Minimum age 25 years and volunteers will need to undergo a Police check. Good driving record required.

Benefits: This is a rewarding role with measurable outcomes and provides an obvious and valuable benefit to the learner driver. It further provides an opportunity for a volunteer to develop a mentoring-type relationship with the program participant.