- Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 November 2012 13:22
Transitcare (LANDS) transport the elderly and people with disabilities that are HACC eligible to medical appointments and social outings. Transitcare has 15 volunteer drivers which help deliver the service to their clients. Transitcare also has a Bridging program which consists of centre base day care and shopping assist for clients which are socially isolated, they have 30 volunteers helping deliver their Bridging service.
Engaging volunteers from culturally diverse backgrounds
Transitcare has found that their culture diverse volunteers bring qualifications and experience to their organisation which helps them provide the best care to their clients.
Strategies that have helped engage and retain volunteers from culturally diverse backgrounds
Training: Transitcare offers full training to all volunteers. The training is personalised to every volunteer, and they have no time limit on training their volunteers. Transitcare works closely with all new volunteers so that they provide the best training possible.
Organisation culture: Transitcare tries to provide a positive culture for all their volunteers. Transitcare provides the same opportunities to all volunteers and recognises the contribution of volunteers by conducting a volunteer recognition night.
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