ID: 164947

Learner Driver Volunteer Mentor

Education & Training Regular - more than 6 months Adelaide SA

About this opportunity

Volunteers will assist young multicultural refugees who do not have the ability through their family to achieve their log-book hours or cannot afford driving lessons.

The volunteers should to be:

  • Understanding and valuing of diversity
  • Open-minded
  • Calm
  • Supportive and reliable
  • Able to dedicated 2 or more hours per week to the program

Volunteers need to ensure a safe and nurturing environment and should be a positive adult role model, encouraging safe, lawful, and responsible driving for young people.

The Program provides all resources required, including new, fully insured and safety modified vehicles and fuel cards. The Volunteer should be available for driving lessons at least once a week to ensure learners have access to regular lessons to build on their driving skills and confidence. Volunteers will be provided an induction and support and training to conduct their role confidently. Volunteers who can commit hours during weekdays are encouraged to apply.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Please Note:
* During the Covid-19 pandemic, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the State or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

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

Weekdays, hours negotiable

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Education & Training
  • Tutoring & Coaching