ID: 207252

Volunteer Client Assistants - Access Sydney Community Transport

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - less than 6 months Across: Burwood NSW, Eastlakes NSW, Homebush West NSW, Leichhardt NSW, Marrickville NSW, Waverley NSW, Strathfield NSW, Sydney NSW

About this opportunity

Access Sydney Community Transport is a Sydney-based not-for-profit organisation located in Homebush West with a service area reach as far as the Eastern Suburbs. We offer safe, accessible and affordable transport options for seniors and people who may be transport disadvantaged through a number of tailored programs. Our Volunteer Client Assistant roles is to maintain the safety and promote independence and self-esteem of individual clients.

The Volunteer Client Assistants roles and responsibilities will vary according to the needs of clients and the nature of the journey.

Assistance may include:

  • Helping clients from their home and onto the bus
  • Helping clients to their front door with their shopping - when required
  • Assist clients to take shopping out to the Community Transport Vehicle
  • Assist clients to navigate the shopping centre as instructed by the office
  • Provide support to the bus driver as requested
  • Provide assistance with fastening of seat belts as requested

We offer ongoing support and mandatory training and development to ensure you have the skills required to perform the tasks. Our team is fun, professional, diverse and multicultural with over 8 languages spoken.

If this sounds like something you may be interested in and want to assist our clients to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle, then please express your interest by clicking apply and providing a copy of your CV.

Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Flu vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

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

We are asking for a *minimum 20 hours* per fortnight broken into two 5-hour shifts per week. Days and times can be negotiated.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Disability Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Manual Handling Training, Frist Aid Training

Reimbursement

Reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses.