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Travel Training Presenter

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Organisation : Travellers Aid Australia

Location : Melbourne

Time required : One session per week (approx 2 hours) and a 8 to 10 month commitment

Duration of project : 8 to 10 months

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Education & Training

Posted on : 6 Sep, 2019

About the role

Travellers Aid, in partnership with VicRoads and TAC, will be running a Transport Alternatives project (TAP) which aims to support and empower older drivers to consider transport alternatives. The program will educate older drivers on how to consciously plan for their transition to alternative transport options whilst retaining a level of independence. The program will also support service users to deal with the negative feelings associated with relinquishing driving and seeks to address the older driver’s challenges, barriers and fears, in particular, their desire to maintain a high level of independence and community involvement.
  • TAP Volunteer presenters are designated to educate user groups on alternative transport options available and how they can be accessed.
  • Presentations can be adapted for small or large groups and accessibility where participants are encouraged to ask questions and share stories.
  • Presenters are required to collect relevant data for reporting purposes.
  • TAP volunteers will provide the service in the Moonee Valley Municipality
    • Localities: Aberfeldie, Airport West, Ascot Vale, Avondale Heights, Essendon, Essendon North, Essendon West, Flemington, Keilor East, Moonee Ponds, Niddrie, Strathmore, Strathmore Heights and Travancore
  • Provides support in the delivery of services
  • Promote other TAA services as relevant
  • Time Commitment – One session per week (approx 2 hours)
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience working with people with disabilities, older people and people from diverse backgrounds
  • Culturally aware and sensitive to the needs and different perspectives of people from diverse cultures
  • Basic knowledge of the Melbourne Public Transport System, ride shares etc.
  • Basic IT knowledge
  • Have knowledge of Travellers Aid, its services and history
  • Physically able to perform the duties as required.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Travellers Aid Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Travel Training Presenter via Pro Bono Australia.


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