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SA Transport Driver Volunteer - Adelaide

Apply now Role no: 497575
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: 1 day per week
Location: Adelaide

  • Do you want to help our community's most vulnerable? 
  • Red Cross is looking for Volunteer Drivers from diverse backgrounds and experience. Adelaide CBD car pick-up or some other locations in the Southern and Northern suburbs by negotiation. 
  • Commitment is one day a week or fortnight - 8:00am - 4:00pm. 
  • Volunteers are required to meet COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, as per government mandate

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. Volunteers 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. We look for different ages, genders and experience to complement our client diversity.  

All Red Cross vehicles and offices are subject to regular cleaning. 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 or to interstate hotspots in the last 14 days are transported.

The opportunity

For this role, you are required to have a current full Australian drivers licence 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 on the job training prior to commencing and ongoing training opportunities as required.    

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Sage Mody 8100 4592.

Download File VRD Transport Driver Volunteer- Adelaide NOV 2021.pdf

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

Volunteers are required to meet COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, as per government mandate.

 

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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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