ID: 181740

Driver Volunteer

Family Services Regular - more than 6 months Hindmarsh SA

About this opportunity

About this Opportunity:

Become a volunteer with the Department for Child Protection. As a volunteer you will be supporting and assisting children. Tasks may include but not limited to:

  • Transporting children or Young People
  • Individual or group support- assisting in activities such as craft, music or outdoor events
  • Skill development such as sharing a particular skill, how to shop for food or clothing
  • Working with young people to obtain their probationary license

We are always interested in hearing ideas for new ways our volunteers can assist. Volunteering is a two-way process.

The many benefits to volunteering include:

** A sense of giving back to the Community ** Personal satisfaction and improved well-being ** Social contact with other Volunteers ** Adding value to your skills and experience to include on your resume/CV ** Enhancing you employment opportunities with community involvement

As a Volunteer you will be provided with:

*** Orientation, Training and ongoing support *** Reimbursement for Mileage to and from DCP office (Government vehicles are used for Volunteer tasks and as a Volunteer you are covered by the Governments Volunteer's Insurance cover).

As a volunteer we ask you to be reliable and flexible. To be available for a reasonable amount of time this may be weekly or fortnightly, weekdays & or weekends. We appreciate any time you are able to give and will work around your availability.

Quote from a volunteer " I saw a need to reach out to children in our community. I wanted to make a difference".

*Working With Children Checks are required and you Volunteer Coordinator will assist you with this. The WWCC will be no cost to you. *South Australian Drivers License is required


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Driver's Licence (C) . Working with Children Check *.

*Please note:
It’s important that organisations continue to monitor and follow the advice and guidelines of both State or Territory, and Federal Governments in relation to the latest COVID-19 requirements.
* 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. Voluntary Workers 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 and Weekends Varied hours, anytime between 8.00am and 6.00pm

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Childcare
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Driving & Transportation
Training

DCP Induction Workshop and Safe Environments Training - Both provided

Reimbursement

Yes, for your mileage to and from your DCP Office