Become a Volunteer Driver

STAR is looking for new Volunteer Drivers to join our Transport Team and support the vulnerable members of our community.

Volunteer Drivers assist STAR in providing convenient and affordable door-to-door transport services to our elderly, frail, and people with a disability. 

Get to know more about the role. Watch this short video about one of our Volunteer Owner-drivers Di Thompson.

STAR provides full training and induction to all drivers to ensure that our clients receive the highest possible level of safety and service at all time

  • Volunteer Drivers drive one of STAR's fleet vehicles and receive reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses—$15 for half a day (four hours) or $30 for a full day (between seven and eight hours).

     Do you live, or can you travel to the following locations

    • Redlands
    • Ipswich

While providing transport services, all drivers must:

  • hold an open Driver's license
  • comply with all provisions of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 of Queensland.
  • have a 0.00% blood alcohol level while operating the vehicle. 
  • comply with all relevant organisational policies and procedures.
  • be able to use a smart tablet for navigation purposes (Google Maps) 
  • be willing to undergo training
  • have current flu vaccination
  • undertake an NDIS Workers' Screening Check (previously a Yellow Card), which includes a National Police Check.
  • have or obtain current First Aid & CPR Certificates
    • there is no cost to volunteers for the First Aid & CPR training or the NDIS Workers Screening Check 

Please note we aim to recruit volunteers who are able to make a commitment to the organisation of 3-6 months. STAR will provide full training and support, flexibility and a friendly supportive environment.

Please note

  • Hours and days are flexible, but we ask that you commit to a minimum of three to six months
  • This is a Centrelink-approved activity.

Interested? Please complete our online registration form