Volunteer Driver ASAP!!
POSITION: Volunteer Driver
OBJECTIVE: Transportation for older adults and adults with disabilities
to essential services is vital to remain healthy and independent at home.
DUTIES: -Provide transportation services to essential health service appointments.
-Coordinate all trips through the Community Support Services Coordinator and/or delegate
-Inform Coordinator/delegate of your up to date availability
-To call the client the day before the appointment to confirm pick up details.
-Be punctual and dependable in picking up the client at the scheduled time
-Maintain confidentiality regarding client information
-Ensure regular vehicle maintenance to ensure safety of clients – seat belts must be
available and worn at all times
-To assist the client in and out of the car as needed
-To support the client to get into their appointment as needed.
-To record mileage for the purpose of reimbursement.
-Immediately report incidences, accidents or concerns to the
– Provide annual updates on vehicle insurance policy and registration
– To attend driver training as offered.
-Ensure up to date personal information is kept on file
-Orientation to agency guidelines and compliance with program policies and procedures
-Access to a vehicle that is roadworthy, reliable and suitable for client’s needs
-Valid driver’s license, and a safe driving record
-Proof of $2 million liability insurance, and current vehicle registration
-Reliable and patient.
-Good listening and communication skills in English. Fluency in any other language(s) is an
-No health conditions that may impair ability to drive safely (vision, hearing, perception,
reflexes, certain medications, etc.)
-Demonstrate sensitivity towards needs of some older adults and adults with disabilities, such
as mobility impairment and/or mental health.
-Proof that driver has advised his/her personal auto insurer of the use of his/her vehicle on
behalf of SEOCHC.
LOCATION: Drives are within the city of Ottawa.
TIME COMMITMENT: Typically, the time requirement is once a week, for two or three hours as required. Schedule is flexible. Anytime between 8 am-4 pm
How will the organization benefit?
Help support those in need living in the community with no access to transportation to medical appointments
1355 Bank st Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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