Volunteer Driver ASAP!!
Volunteer Driver ASAP!!
Volunteer Types: Transportation of people
Organization types: Disabilities, Senior Citizens
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: September 26, 2022
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Description

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
Coordinator/delegate
– 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
QUALIFICATIONS:
-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
asset
-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
Volunteer location:
1355 Bank st Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Contact

Natalie Fournier
@South East Ottawa CHC
613-737-5115
Ext: 2294
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Transportation of people
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

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