ID: 84321

Volunteer Bus Assistant

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Minto NSW

About this opportunity

South West Community Transport (SWCT) is a not for profit organisation that is situated in Minto. SWCT provides transportation services to the frail aged, people with disabilities, their carers and people that are transport disadvantaged within the South West Sydney area.

SWCT are seeking friendly, enthusiastic individuals who want to give back to their community and volunteer their time as a Volunteer Bus Assistant. The purpose of this position is to:

  • assist the client in and out of the vehicles (cars and buses)
  • assist the client with their mobility aids, shopping bags or other items
  • assist the client around their designated location such as social events, shopping trips and individual trips
  • assisting the driver to collect details and fares

With your help, these trips can make a genuine and a positive difference to the client’s life by improving their overall well-being.

To be considered for this position you will be required to:

  • submit a current resume (if you do not have a current resume, please send through your contact details)
  • provide or be willing to undertake a police check
  • provide a minimum of one reference
  • commit to an 8-hour day (days are negotiable)

Successful volunteers receive uniform, orientation, training, ongoing support and other opportunities during their time of service.

Volunteering provides many benefits such as but not limited to:

  • developing new skills and knowledge
  • enjoying a sense of fulfilment and achievement
  • and developing a connection to your community


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

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

Commit to a full day (8 Hours). Days are negotiable.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Disability Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Orientation and Induction provided. Training and ongoing support provided.

Reimbursement

Volunteers may qualify for reimbursement of travel km's and lunch