ID: 97533

Bus Driver - Willoughby - #9345

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Willoughby NSW

About this opportunity

This local Not for Profit organisation provides valuable social support for elderly clients with memory difficulties. They are seeking a friendly and reliable volunteer to drive a 12 seater minibus to collect elderly clients from their homes and deliver them to a Day Centre in the morning and return clients home in the afternoon. This is a much needed and highly valued service which assists older people to attend a Day Centre. You will be supported by a trained member of staff on the bus, who will assist clients on and off the bus.

Requirements:
- Friendly and patient
- A reasonable level of fitness is required.
- Normal C class driver’s licence is required, but experience driving a van or larger vehicle would be beneficial.

If you have a good driving record, are friendly and patient and enjoy working with older people, then this could be the role for you.

Benefits:
- Fantastic opportunity to become involved in your local community
- Enjoy the rewards of assisting in aged care
- Gain skills in teamwork, communication and customer service



Volunteering NSW’s Volunteer Referral Service assists individuals to find volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills, location and time available to volunteer.

Be sure to provide a phone number on your Expression of Interest, so we can contact you without delay.

If this your first time volunteering or your first time volunteering in Australia you may wish to attend Volunteering NSW’s Bridge to Volunteering information seminar held every Friday to learn more about volunteering, how to choose the right volunteer job, the benefits of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities as a volunteer. Details on how to register for this seminar will be included on the email you receive when you Express Interest in this role.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *.

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

Minimum of 3 hours and shifts are 9:00 - 10:30am and 2:30 - 4:00pm, on either a Monday and/or Tuesday.

Type of work
  • Disability Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Induction training provided.