City of Prospect

Assistant / Bus Helper - Community Transport

Volunteer Community Bus Helpers assist council to provide a popular and well-utilised bus service for City of Prospect and Walkerville residents. Volunteers assist on a rostered basis during weekdays 8.00am to 4pm, taking passengers to local shopping centres and on social outings.

Volunteers will be assisting older aged passengers; therefore volunteers will need to undergo background checks - National Criminal History Record Check (Police Check) and a DHS Aged Care Screening Check and be able to commit to the programs weekly roster/schedule.

You will need to have good general fitness and the ability to fulfil an active volunteer role including:-

  • Good communication skills
  • Patience and a friendly manner
  • Ability to respect confidentiality
  • Reliability and commitment - Monday to Friday 8am to 2pm - rostered shifts negotiable.

Interested applicants will need to commit to the program's roster / schedule, and undergo background screening checks.  City of Prospect is able to facilitate the application process including costs.  


Recently the State Government directed that TGA approved COVID19 vaccinations are mandatory for volunteers in certain programs where people are in contact with seniors and/or people with disability. This role is one that requires proof that you have had all doses of an approved or recognised COVID19 vaccination.