Driving Mentor-Coach


Make a real difference in the life of a former refugee by teaching them how to drive. Full mentor training is provided as well a professional driving lesson and a dual-control car will be available for each driving session. A compulsory induction will be held at the Settlement Centre Waikato - the date will be advised on application. The Programme Co-ordinator will be responsible for booking and arranging lessons. You will gain experience in tutoring and learn about other cultures.

Although our programme is currently not in operation due to the Covid-19 restrictions, we are still looking for expressions of interests from those interested in volunteering with us in the future.

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals ;

Goal 4 - Quality education
Goal 10 - Reduced inequalities


Held a full NZ licence for 2 years or more. 25 Years or older - due to insurance requirements. A confident and patient driver. Patient, understanding, value safe, legal driving.
Police vetting.

A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Attend an hour and a half Mentor induction on Tuesday 25 February 5:30pm at the Settlement Centre Waikato (46G Boundary Rd. Claudelands), followed by a two-hours mentor training with our driving supervisor at a mutual convenient time. After that, the role requires 2 x 1 hour sessions per week for 12 weeks.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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