Address: 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine QLD 4500

Our Community Assisted Transport Service (CATS) is currently seeking a team of motivated and passionate people to volunteer helping us out in the following ways:
  • Volunteer Drivers who utilise our fleet vehicles to transport clients on designated routes throughout the community. An Open C Class Queensland licence is required for this position.
  • Volunteer Driver Assistants who assist our drivers on their transport routes and provide company and support to our clients. No driver's license is required.
Shifts are available morning and afternoon each weekday.  Volunteers are required to commit to a minimum 6-month commitment to the role.

As part of our team of dedicated and caring volunteer drivers, you will be provided with a uniform as well as training and support to perform your role efficiently and safely.


About CATS

CATS empowers clients to live a fulfilled life in their own homes and keep their community connections. CATS is committed to providing professional, caring support for older people living at home to help them remain independent for as long as possible. Our qualified transport team offers door-to-door services that make sure you get to where you need to be. Volunteers provide transport for clients in CATS fleet vehicles. As well as providing transport, volunteers can also provide social support by way of help with shopping and accessing facilities.
CATS is a lovely, welcoming, and rewarding program to volunteer in where you will meet many wonderful people and learn great new skills that may assist you both personally and professionally. 

There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:
  • Great education opportunities
  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Invitations to social events
  • Being part of a team that really is making a difference in the lives of people in our local community.
What Happens Next?

Before you consider becoming a volunteer we ask that you read:
Once you have read these documents and you are confident you would like to become a volunteer, please complete this quick online registration outlining your details, preferred location, availability, skills, and interests.

After we receive your application a Wesley Mission Queensland representative will be in contact with you to discuss the position in more detail.

If you have any questions about your registration, please do not hesitate to contact us on volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Other Information
  • Please visit Wesley Mission Queensland's website to see our full privacy information and collection statement.
  • Wesley Mission Queensland holds the right to decline any expression of interests that they deem unsuitable without notice.
  • Please contact Volunteer Relations on volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au if you need any clarification regarding this role.

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1. Please provide your personal details:

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2. Your date of birth?

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3. Please provide an emergency contact person for when you are volunteering:

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4. Do you have any special needs, time availability concerns, health issues, etc that you feel may affect your volunteer work or that we should know of in case of an emergency?

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5. Are you applying to volunteer with us as part of a Centrelink or job network commitment?

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6. Which volunteer role or roles are you interested in?

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7. What days do you prefer to volunteer?
Please choose as many times that you know you will be available on an ongoing minimum 6-month basis. We will then try to find a suitable shift for you.

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8. What frequency do you prefer to volunteer?
Weekly is preferred.

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9. Do you have any experience interacting with older persons or people with a special needs?

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10. Please outline any qualities, skills, qualifications, or experience you can bring to the volunteer position:

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11. If recruited as a Wesley Mission Queensland volunteer, I agree to work within the terms and guidelines as outlined in the below declaration.

I understand that as a volunteer with Wesley Mission Queensland that I will be expected to:
  • Interact positively with residents, customers, staff, volunteers, families, and the general public.
  • Understand and respect confidentiality, maintain professional boundaries.
  • Volunteer within the guidelines of Wesley Mission Queensland's Code of Conduct.
  • Undertake any education or competencies required in the position.
  • Be prompt and reliable when rostered to volunteer and notify my supervisor promptly if I am not able to attend my shift.
  • Work within the philosophies, policies, procedures, and guidelines of Wesley Mission Queensland.
  • Supply or complete the required security checks (checks are provided and paid for by Wesley Mission Queensland).
I have read, understood, and are willing to follow the guidelines within the:

By pressing "SUBMIT" I declare that the information I have provided is correct.

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