UnitingCare Volunteering Portal


📄 Currently Recruiting - Central Queensland - Chauffeur and Mens Shed Superstar (Rockhampton, Yeppoon)


This volunteer opportunity will help to Support our Respite Center in Yeppoon to provide transport support to our respite clients as well as contribute their time towards our men's shed respite group once a week.

This role is well suited for an enthusiastic person who loves a laugh and is looking to make a difference in people's lives in their community. We are looking for a unique individual who  will provide support in picking and dropping Respite clients as well as assist with running our men's shed group.

Fun and social atmosphere for clients and staff. Our respite clients are from the community and the local Blue Care residential facility. You will be working alongside a Respite team leader and a Personal Carer.

Location:

30 Rockhampton Road, Yeppoon 4703

 

Tasks involved include:

Assist with pick up and drop off of clients

Interaction with clients both on bus and in activities with guidance from the Respite team leader

Assist with program planning for the Men's shed group with guidance from the Respite team leader

 

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Build, maintain or contribute specialised skill sets

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 

 

Times:

Monday - Friday (Except Wednesday) Morning, Afternoon 

 

Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 5-10 hours Weekly 

 

Requirements:

▪ Good communication skills

▪ Knowledge of Capricorn Coast roads and routes

▪ Patient & responsible and have an understanding manner

▪ Excellent customer service skills

▪ LR license required to drive our Bus

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination

▪ Disability Worker Screening check

▪ Australian Federal Police check

▪ Drivers License

▪ Light Rigid Licence a requirement

Manual handling training required

 

This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device

▪ accessible toilets

 

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.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon