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Bus Driver Volunteer - Bowen Hills

Apply now Role no: 495078
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: 1 day per week
Location: Brisbane

  • One day per week 09:00am - 15:00pm except Thursday 09:00am - 13:00pm
  • Ongoing commitment is ideal to give community members consistency of relationship

The program

Jeays Street Community Centre provides a range of services to connect people with their wider community. The aim of Jeays Street Community Centre is to build social connectedness among the local community by providing a safe and open space where community members are able to access formal and informal community-based support, be involved in community-led initiatives and develop meaningful social networks. The Centre's programs encourage community connections and promote social supports by providing; community based recreational activities, education and training opportunities, community engagement and volunteer opportunities, information, support and referral services and a space for community gatherings.

The Opportunity

Jeays Street Community Centre exists to build social connectedness among the local community by providing a safe and open space.  The volunteer bus driver, driving a Red Cross 8 seater van, is responsible for transporting people from the Jeays Street community to nearby locations on a weekly basis. He/she will be expected to comply with Queensland Road Safety regulations and to ensure compliance with Red Cross policy concerning use of Red Cross vehicles. The volunteer bus driver is required to commit to at least 3.5 hours per week.

The impact

As a Van Driver Volunteer, you will be able to connect, learn, listen and teach community members, experiencing social isolation and vulnerability. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description Download File VRD Bus Driver- Bowen Hills.pdf or contact Christina Cassimatis 0429 178 894.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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