Volunteer drivers provide transport assistance to people who are identified as transport disadvantaged by the Network Coordinator using cars provided by the Network based at local hospitals throughout the area.
Destinations for client trips may include the following:
- Health and medical services.
- Social wellbeing.
- Daily living activities.
- Shopping to local centres.
Drivers are usually only required to drive within business hours. Volunteer drivers are always consulted before a trip and always have the option of saying no; we understand that our Volunteers have additional commitments and personal requirements.
Become a Volunteer Driver
Drivers must hold a current South Australian Drivers Licence and be willing to undertake the Volunteer Driver Accreditation Programme (VDAP) which comprises.
The cost of the VDAP is funded by DCSI and DPTI. As a Volunteer you will be required to pay the volunteer reduced fee for the clearance check and will be reimbursed in full on completion of the clearance.
- Drivers must always maintain discretion and confidentiality regarding work with the MNCPN.
- Drivers must be punctual, reliable, well groomed, and caring towards the clients.
- Strictly obey all road rules.
- Zero tolerance of drugs and alcohol whilst driving for the Network.
- All transport trips must be referred to the Coordinator first.