STAR Volunteer Drivers or Owner Drivers in Redlands, South Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich and Toowoomba

STAR are urgently seeking drivers to assist us with the increased demands of client transport services. Volunteer Drivers and Owner Drivers assist with providing transportation services for our aged, frail and disabled community members.

STAR are seeking Volunteer and Owner Drivers in the Redlands and Ipswich areas.

Owner Drivers are needed in South Brisbane, Logan, Gold Coast and Ipswich and Toowoomba areas.

STAR offers the following:

Owner Drivers: standard ATO cents per km  at .78c  plus meal allowance.

Volunteers Driving STAR Vehicles: Reimbursement for out of pocket expenses including $15 for ½ day (4 hours) or $30 or a full day (between 7-8 hrs)

REQUIREMENTS

It is very important to STAR that their drivers provide the highest possible level of safety and service to their clients.

For Owner Drivers:

  • Vehicle requirement is a 4 door sedan/wagon under 10 years of age; suitable for the loading and unloading of seniors e.g. 4WD are not appropriate. 
  • Must have comprehensive and compulsory third party insurance applicable to the class of vehicle

While providing transport services, all drivers must:

  • have current First Aid and CPR certificates (STAR can assist with these)
  • hold a prescribed licence for the appropriate class for the vehicle being used (open license only).
  • 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.
  • all successful volunteers must undertake a National Police check and NDIS Workers' Screening Check (previously a Yellow Card). STAR will assist successful applicants to obtain these at no cost to you.
  • have a current flu and COVID-19 vaccinations 

Please note we aim to recruit volunteers who are able to make a commitment to the organisation. In return STAR will provide training and support, flexibility and a friendly supportive environment.

Does this sound like you? Please complete our online registration form and email Volunteering Redlands with your resume or brief outline of your work/life experience, plus contact details for two referees. 

*Centrelink approved activity.