ID: 214450

🚌 Bus Driver (Cairns & Mareeba)

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Across: Cairns QLD, Mareeba QLD

About this opportunity

💙 Volunteer to change lives. Yours included.

This volunteer opportunity will help to assist with transporting our clients to and from the services by mini bus.

This role is for a reliable volunteer who loves people and social engagement.

BlueCare Centre Based Respite Centres assist elderly persons in our communities to take a break from their regular environment, meet new people and have a fun and rewarding experience while still having their care needs met. We are recruiting volunteer drivers to assist with transporting our clients to and from Centre Based Respite by mini bus. 

This is a great opportunity for someone with good time management and organisational skills and enjoys friendly conversations, able to listen, empathise and show compassion to clients.

Door to door transportation. Driving fleet vehicles.

✅ What you’ll be doing:

️- Safely drive BlueCare vehicles including mini bus to transport clients to and from Centre Based Respite Centres ️- Assist in transporting clients on weekly outings and events ️- Contribute to respectful and friendly conversations with clients

🎁 What’s in it for you?

️- Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference ️- Build, maintain or contribute specialised skill sets ️- Enjoy social interaction with others

☑️ Skills and experience important for this role include:

Basic knowledge of motor vehicles

♿ This role is accessible for people using:

  • This facility is not accessible

UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access. If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview.

💙 Trusted for generations. Iconic in Queensland, officially trusted by Australia. We’re an award-winning care provider, recognised as Australia’s Most Trusted Brand in Queensland for home care and residential care services. It’s a testament to both the quality of our work and the relationships we’ve built since 1953.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . Driver's Licence (LR) . National Police Certificate *. NDIS screening check .

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

🕑 Times: Negotiable between 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 📅 Days: ▪️ Weekdays 💍 Commitment: Get started from as little as 3-4 hours Weekly

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Seniors & Aged Care