ID: 118116

Banyo Respite Centre - Transport and Social Support Volunteer, Banyo

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Banyo QLD

About this opportunity

Address: The Banyo Respite Centre - 425 Earnshaw Road, Banyo, QLD 4014.

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Banyo Respite Centre is looking for people interested in assist a small number of clients to travel to and from the centre, improve their social connections to enhance their well-being!


About Banyo Respite Centre

The Banyo Respite Centre is a fun and active group of approximately 40 senior members of our community. They have friendly morning teas, bus trips, concerts and other activities. The club meets every Wednesday morning between 8:30 am and 12:30pm.


About the Volunteer Role

As a Transport and Social Support Volunteer you will play a part of a multi-disciplinary team, working alongside and under the direction of Wesley Mission Queensland paid staff to assist a small number of clients (up to three) at our Banyo Respite Centre to travel to and from the centre, improve their social connections to enhance their wellbeing.

The time we require volunteers is on Wednesdays between 8am and 12:30pm.

Please note that Transport and Social Support Volunteers are required to utilise their own private vehicle and have an open licence with fully comprehensive insurance. Volunteers are provided mileage reimbursement when utilizing their private vehicles in this role.

The Banyo Respite Centre is a lovely, welcoming and rewarding place to volunteer where you will meet many wonderful people and learn great new skills that may assist you both personally and professionally. There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:

  • We supply and pay for any security checks required for the position
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Being part of a team making a difference in the lives of people in our community.

For more information on Banyo Respite Centre and Wesley Mission Queensland, please visit our website.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *.

All checks are provided and paid for by Wesley Mission Queensland.

All applicants will be required to complete an online registration form which will be forwarded to them when their expression of interest is lodged with us.

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

Wednesdays between 8am and 12:30pm

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Local orientation and hands on training will be provided.

Reimbursement

Free parking is available.