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Community Rideshare Works For Young And Old

Did you know that there are around 1065 people in The Hills who deal with isolation, uncertainty and hopelessness every day of their lives? Imagine how you would feel if one of them was your grandparent!

About CarPal 

CarPal is a Community Rideshare transportation service for Sydney Hills Seniors who are eligible for Centrelink or DVA benefits and who enroll as a CarPal clients. CarPal assists Seniors who no longer drive and struggle to use public transport so they can remain engaged with their community. Our CarPal volunteer drivers offer to detour to pick up a Senior and drop them off along the route of a trip the driver was taking anyway. CarPal clients can take a ride with a CarPal driver anywhere in the Sydney metropolitan area. All CarPal drivers are registered volunteers with Hills Community Aid and have a full license, current police checks, and photo ID.

Volunteer with CarPal 

Online Facilitator Assist CarPal clients to arrange a Ride over the phone. Your role is to assist CarPal clients by organising their Ride needs online and reporting back to the client by phone or SMS. You are required to be 18 years or older and live in Sydney. For further information about volunteering as an Online Facilitator please contact enq@carpal.org.au

Volunteer CarPal Driver 

Driver assists Seniors who request transport so they can remain connected and active in their community. Requests can include social engagements, shopping, or medical. There is no expectation on the number of clients you assist each month, it is what works in with you. For further information about volunteering as a CarPal Community Rideshare Driver please contact enq@carpal.org.au or go to https://hillscarpal.org.au/faq/


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