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Children/Youth Transportation

Family & Children's Services of the Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Transportation for children/youth needing to attend school, programs, day care, access with family members, etc. is crucial in service delivery.

Volunteer drivers provide a safe, reliable service. They also provide mentorship, a listening ear, and someone to count on. If you enjoy interacting with children and youth and love to drive, this is your volunteer assignment!

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 21+
English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Volunteer pre-service training sessions, driver orientation, and child car seat training is mandatory and provided. The next pre-service training sessions will be online during the pandemic.
Working Conditions: You must have a G license with three years of driving experience, a good driving record, a vehicle in safe working condition, and 1 million dollars in liability insurance on your vehicle. Your assignments can be as varied as you wish. Mileage is reimbursed. Child car seat training and car seats are provided.

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
6 months to a one-year commitment is requested. Volunteers help out once a week or more depending on availability. Assignments may be during the day, evening, weekday, or weekend.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Driver/Transportation
Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Time Management, Motivate Others
Transportation: Car required

   Contact Information
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Volunteer Services
519-576-1329 Ext. 3411
200 Ardelt Ave Kitchener, N2C 2L9
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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