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SA Transport Driver Volunteer - Adelaide

Apply now Role no: 495273
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Adelaide

  • Ongoing position
  • Desirable commitment is one full day a week 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Adelaide CBD location

The program

The purpose of the Social Support program is to strengthen people’s capacity to participate in community life, maintain or regain independence and stay living in their own home for longer. Volunteers are required to pick up and transport clients using an electronic device. They will ensure clients receive a safe, courteous and respectful onboard experience and they will always be mindful of the clients health, wellbeing, cultural background and lived experience.

The opportunity

For this role, you are required to have a current full Australian drivers license and an excellent driving record. You will have the ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with a broad range of people including the elderly, individuals living with disabilities, disadvantaged, socially isolated and culturally diverse clients. You will also be confident using electronic devices including tablets and smartphones. 

You will transport and support clients to attend medical appointments, allied health consultations and social engagements.

The impact

As a volunteer driver, you will brighten the day of the clients by providing a positive and respectful experience and in return, you will meet some wonderful people. We offer 2 days of on the job training prior to commencing and ongoing training opportunities as required.      

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Natalie Mills on 8100 4564.

Download File VRD Transport Driver Volunteer- Adelaide.pdf

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

Advertised: Cen. Australia Daylight Time
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  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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