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Volunteer Van Driver

Organisation:

Presbyterian Support Otago

Category:

Driving

Hours:

Working Hours

Locations:

Oamaru

Presbyterian Support Otago works for a fair, just and caring community. Motivated by their Christian heritage, and in partnership with others, PSO works across the generations for positive change, strong families and healthy communities. In fulfilling their mission, they endeavour to act with Faith, Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Courage and Independence.

We are looking for volunteers to drive our van with residents to and from their social outings. Social engagement and meaningful activity are essential to a healthy, happy life, no matter what your age. Iona 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. There will also be an opportunity to be on a list to be called on to take residents to and from medical appointments

Requirements

A full clean drivers licence.
An understanding of dementia would be helpful but not essential.
Good communication skills.
Punctuality and reliability.
Common sense.
Friendly, caring and respectful.
Confidential.
A good sense of humour.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

These outings are weekly on either Tuesdays or Thursdays and will be on a roster with other drivers.

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.

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