Transport Driver -Roles at Gumeracha/Woodside
- Support people to stay healthy and active by connecting them to social and wellbeing activities in their local community and beyond
- Use your impeccable driving skills to provide transport services to eligible Hills residents
- Gumeracha and Woodside location with travel through the Hills and surrounding areas, minimum 10 hours per month between Monday to Friday and the occasional evening and Saturday
Volunteer Drivers assist in providing transport services to social and wellbeing activities to eligible residents in the Hills as part of Hills Home and Community Support program. Outings may include mystery trips, shopping shuttles, theatre shows, walking groups and some programs that are held at the Positive Ageing Centre in Woodside + Torrens Valley Community Centre in Gumeracha.
Volunteer drivers are required to complete regular training in First Aid, Manual Handling and Driver Evaluation. In addition, volunteer drivers will need to apply for a Driver Accreditation through The Department of Transport. The cost is covered by Adelaide Hills Council.
Key to success in this role is your ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with a broad range of people and work collaboratively, along with holding a clean Full Driver’s License and ability to confidently drive a 12 seater bus, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV or Toyota Tarago.
Get to know your community and connect with new people while contributing to strengthening people’s ability to maintain independence to participate in community life and remain in their home for longer.
To view the volunteer role description for the Transport Driver, please click here.
Apply to volunteer by filling in an online application form, or for further information contact:
- Woodside: Calandra Scott, Community Support & Volunteer Officer, on 8408 0587
- Gumeracha: Lucy Ellis, Community Centre Operations Officer, on 8408 0575