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Drivers Urgently Needed! - Club Enliven Dunedin


Presbyterian Support Otago




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Please note, Presbyterian Support Otago’s volunteer coordinator is on annual leave from 18 December 2023 – 22 January 2024. They will respond to your volunteer enquiry late January. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Club Enliven is for people over 65 years and offers a range of social activities including discussions, presentations, from guest speakers, singing and music, craft, outings, cooking and meals. Many of their members are no longer able to drive and rely on volunteer drivers to assist them to get to and from Club Enliven.

  • You can use your own vehicle or one provided
  • There is also a van for those who are willing
  • They are looking for volunteers to drive up to three older persons to and from their homes to Club Enliven, in the morning and at the end of the day
  • Help to facilitate older persons social engagement and the meaningful activity that is essential to any healthy, happy life, no matter what your age

Volunteers can feel confident in knowing that they are helping to enable older persons to live an active social life and to develop and build new friendships.


  • Volunteers are required to have access to a legal roadworthy vehicle (WOF, REG & INSURED)
  • Alternatively you can use one of of the Club Enliven cars or drive the club van
  • You will need a full clean drivers license
  • Additionally volunteers should be friendly and reliable, have a caring and respectful attitude
  • Be happy to chat with older people - respecting privacy and confidentiality
  • Volunteers must be physically capable or assisting elderly people in and out of vehicles
  • Requires good mobility and enough strength and stability to support an adult's weight as they get in and out of a vehicle

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

  • Volunteers are needed between 9-10am and 3-4pm on Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • Commit to one or more shifts depending on your availability

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 1877

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