The Respite Centre provides a social environment for seniors to connect with friends, enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment, both in the Centre and out in the local community.


The role of a Volunteer Respite bus and Centre Assistant includes:

  • Assist Centre staff and Drivers to greet participants of the Centre and ensure their comfort and safety during their journey to the Centre and enhance their participation in the activities of the day.
  • Whilst travelling on Burnie Brae transport, you will be required to assist the Driver in his role to transport multiple participants from home to the centre and back.
  • Whilst at the Centre, you will be required to assist participants with morning tea & lunch and to enhance their enjoyment of their chosen activities each day.
  • All aspects of this role require a high level of verbal communication and interpersonal skills.


If this is a position you are interested in, please complete the Volunteer Expressions of Interest Form and deliver the completed form to Burnie Brae Reception or scan and email to volunteering@burniebrae.org.au.