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SA Transport Driver Volunteer - Murray Bridge

Apply now Role no: 498542
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: As required
Location: Regional SA

  • Like driving? Want to help our community's most vulnerable during difficult times? 
  • Volunteer Drivers needed in Murray Bridge. To make trips from Murray Bridge to Adelaide.
  • Commitment is one full day a week or fortnightly from 8:00am - 4:00pm 

The program
The purpose of the Home Support Program is to strengthen people’s capacity to participate in community life, maintain or regain independence and stay living in their own home for longer. Volunteers are required to pick up and transport clients in accordance with the daily electronic schedule. They will ensure a safe, courteous and respectful on-board client experience keeping in mind their health, well-being, cultural background, life experiences and social connection.

All Red Cross vehicles and offices are subject to enhanced, regular cleaning at this time. All drivers are expected to follow strict sanitisation protocols. No clients with virus symptoms or have been in contact with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases, who have travelled overseas in the last 14 days, or have been in contact with those who have been to Government identified high risk countries in the last 14 days are transported.

The opportunity
For this role, you are required to have a current full Australian drivers license and an excellent driving record. You will have the ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with a broad range of people including the elderly, individuals living with disabilities, disadvantaged, socially isolated and culturally diverse clients.

You will transport and support clients who are experiencing vulnerability or are socially isolated to attend medical appointments, allied health consultations and social engagements.

The impact
As a volunteer driver, you will brighten the day of your clients by providing a positive and respectful experience while you interact and meet some fantastic people. We offer on the job training prior to commencing and ongoing training opportunities as required.

Further Information
To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the volunteer role description Download File VRD SA Transport Driver Volunteer- Murray Bridge.pdf or contact Narelle Pinyon on 8100 5416.

Our COVID-19 safe practices:
It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 requirements in the ‘Keeping everyone safe from COVID-19’ section here prior to applying.

Application requirements:
To submit this an application you will be required to upload a recent copy of your CV.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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