Address: Hadden Place Dementia Specific Day Respite Centre - 620 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park 4073.

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Hadden Place at Sinnamon Park is looking for people interested in driving our clients to and from our centre.
Shifts are available Monday to Friday, morning (9am till 1pm) or afternoon (1pm till 4pm).

About Hadden Place
Wesley Mission Queensland’s Dementia Specific Day Respite Centre assists people living with dementia to take a break from their regular environment, meet new people and have a fun and rewarding experience while still having their care needs met.


Hadden Place also provides:
  • Individual care and support for people living with dementia
  • Transport services
  • Morning and afternoon tea, and a two-course lunch
  • General outings on a regular basis.
To learn more about Hadden Place, please visit our website www.wmq.org.au.
About the Hadden Place  Volunteer Bus Driver Role

As a Volunteer Bus Driver, you will be assisting our clients by:
  • Providing driving services utilising the Wesley Mission Queensland 8 seater bus to ensure the safe and comfortable transport of clients, staff and other passengers on board around the Forest Lake, Darra, and Mt Ommany area.
  • Assisting clients, alongside an assistant to enter and exit the bus safely and provide mobility support as directed by staff.
  • Ensuring clients are secure and any equipment is stored correctly.
  • Being familiar with emergency procedures on the bus to ensure the safety of passengers.
  • Driving and parking the bus in a responsible, lawful safe, and courteous manner and ensuring safety checks of the vehicle before use
  • Ensuring the bus is clean and tidy after use, filled up with fuel, and report any concerns to supervisor.
The role of Volunteer Bus Driver is suitable for people with an open class licence who have well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, and display a calm, caring and empathetic manner. It’s a great way to make a difference in the lives of our clients while making friends, having fun, and learning new skills.

Hadden place is a welcoming and rewarding place to volunteer where you will meet many wonderful people from various backgrounds 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.
All our volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof they have received their COVID-19 vaccinations before they are registered in their role.

Volunteers will also be required to have a current NDIS Workers Screening Clearance and Blue Card Combined check prior to commencement. This can be applied for through Wesley Mission Queensland at no cost to you.
What Happens Next?

Before you consider becoming a Haden Place volunteer we ask that you read:
We also ask that you watch the Wesley Mission Queensland Volunteer Orientation Video to gain a better understanding of volunteering with Wesley Mission Queensland.

Once you have read these documents and watched the orientation video and you are confident you would like to become a volunteer, please complete this quick online registration. Once we receive your registration a Wesley Mission Queensland representative will be in contact with you to discuss the role further.

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 one of the following programs?

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

  Morning (9am till 1pm) Afternoon (1pm till 4pm)
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7. Do you have any experience interacting with older persons, people with dementia or people with special needs?
Experience is not required, however, it may assist us to find the most suitable role for you.

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

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9. Do you have a current Open C Class Queensland Drivers Licence?

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10. Do you have any of the following probity checks?
Checks must be current.

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11. Are you able to provide proof that you have received your COVID-19 vaccinations?

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12. 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 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). 
  • Follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof I have received both COVID-19 vaccinations before commencement. 
I have read, understood, and am willing to follow the guidelines within the:
I have watched and understood the contents in the:

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

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