Get Involved

If you want to engage with your community and have a genuine passion to help others, we could have the perfect volunteering role for you!

Volunteering

We offer:

  • Opportunities to gain new skills through our ongoing training and support that may assist you personally and professionally
  • Certificates in a variety of courses provided by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)
  • Experience working in the disability field
  • Meeting new people and being active within the community

Volunteering with TransitCare is approved by Centrelink.

All volunteers are required to undergo the following:

  • Australian Federal Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • First aid Certificate

These are undertaken at our cost.

Available roles:

Community Transport Drivers

Our Community Transport fleet operates between 6.00am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday in Logan and Redlands Cities, South Brisbane and surrounding areas and Townsville and surrounding areas.

We are seeking volunteers who are:

  • Prepared to give two or more days or half days a week (i.e. 6.00am to 12.0 pm or 12.00pm to 6.00pm);
  • Comfortable driving in city and suburban areas in all weather and road conditions
  • Physically fit and able to carry shopping bags, collapse and assemble walking frames and wheelchairs
  • Friendly with an outgoing personality
  • Holders of an Open C class licence
  • Eligible to hold a General Industry Driver Authority

Don’t want to drive? Consider these opportunities

Our Social Support programme operates from TransitCare Head Office in Loganlea on Monday and Tuesday each week between 9.00am and 2.00pm.

We are seeking volunteers in this area who:

  • May be available for one or more days each week
  • Can participate in activities with our clients including art and crafts, music and gentle movement, games and quizzes
  • Can assist with the preparation and serving of morning tea and chat with our clients
  • Have or are prepared to undertake training in safe food handling

 

Bus Trip Assistants

Our Social Support and Community Flyer Adventure bus trips may occur on any day of the week and vary in time between 9.00am and 3.00pm for shorter trips and 7.30am to 5.30pm for our bigger adventures.

We are seeking volunteers in this area who are:

  • Available for one or more days each week
  • Able to assist in the preparation of morning tea and equipment needed for the trip
  • Physically fit and able to assist clients on and off buses; collapse and assemble walking frames and wheelchairs
  • Friendly with an outgoing personality
  • Able to assist with serving morning tea and lunch as needed
  • Prepared to undertake training in safe food handling

 

Fleet Assistants (afternoons only 2.00pm – 5.00pm)

We are seeking volunteers in this area who are:

  • Available for one or more days each week
  • Comfortable driving vehicles to suppliers for repairs and maintenance or undertaking general deliveries
  • Physically fit and able to wash the exteriors of vehicles and mop or vacuum inside of vehicles
  • Holders of an open licence preferably HR or above but C class licence holders will be considered

 

Office Administration

There are many areas within our operation that need administrative assistance. We are seeking volunteers in this area who have:

  • An excellent telephone manner
  • Strong computer skills
  • Experience with general office skills, knowledge of accounts payable and or receivable (helpful but not essential)

For further information, please call our TransitCare team on 1300 153 636 or email your expression of interest through to hr@transitcare.com.au

Membership

TransitCare Ltd has a voluntary membership fee which helps fund our organisation and assists us in providing you with the best possible service. It also entitles you to vote at the Annual General Meeting. You will also be invited to client forums which help shape the direction of transport services for the future.

Membership is voluntary and does not impact access to any of our clients in using our services. Only registered clients may pay membership. Those who are travelling as carers are not necessarily registered members.

If you choose to become a member of TransitCare Ltd, you may post us a cheque or money order, make an Electronic Funds Transfer or pay with PayWay.

Our bank account details are:

Bank: Westpac Bank
BSB: 034-076
Account Number: 280 606
Account Name: Transitcare Ltd
Reference: Your surname or invoice number

If you require further information, please call our TransitCare team on 1300 153 636.

Donations

Personal Donations

Would you like to make a donation to the community, for the benefit of people who may be frail aged or living with a disability? Donations and sponsorship all help to ensure TransitCare Ltd continues to offer high quality services to our community. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.

Bequest in your Will

You may also wish to talk to us about memorial donations to enable your community-mindedness to endure well beyond your passing. These donations may be incorporated into your Will or perhaps you would like to make a contribution in loving memory of someone dear to you, either in lieu of flowers, as an anniversary gift, or in perpetual remembrance.

Sponsorship & Partnerships

Whilst your company, non-Government agency, small business or association is welcome to offer donations, we also invite you/your stakeholders to sponsor TransitCare Ltd.

Additionally we welcome you to join us in mutually beneficial partnerships that enable us to deliver premium services, whilst positioning you as both engaged and empathetic to the needs of our community. To discuss your ideas or to hear about our successful established relationships, please contact us on 1300 153 636.

Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer, with the purpose of helping our clients in a way that reflects our vision and mission. Our staff members display qualities that reflect our values as we are committed to fulfilling our responsibilities in a caring and respectful manner.   We provide a supportive and smoke free work environment and conduct our business in a manner that contributes to the health and well being of our staff and volunteers.

Available roles:

We have no paid positions available at this time.