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SA Transport Driver Volunteer - Adelaide
Role no: 496169
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: Varied hours
- Like driving? Want to help our community's most vulnerable during difficult times?
- Volunteer Drivers needed in Adelaide metropolitan area. Adelaide CBD car pick-up.
- Commitment is one full day a week, fortnightly or on call 8:00am - 4:00pm Friday the current priority.
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.
All Red Cross vehicles and offices are subject to enhanced, regular cleaning at this time. All drivers are expected to follow strict sanitisation protocols. No clients with virus symptoms or have been in contact with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases, who have travelled overseas in the last 14 days, or have been in contact with those who have been to Government identified high risk countries in the last 14 days are transported.
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.
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 Huw Hunt on 8100 4594.
VRD Transport Driver Volunteer- Adelaide.pdf
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Submit your application
Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
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.
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.
At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.
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