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Volunteer Driver

Transportation Program

Community Support Connections

   About the Position

Impact Statement
The transportation program with the support of volunteer drivers, serves to meet the needs of older adults and adults with different abilities who have no other way to get to the important places they need to be. This service allows them to continue to live independently in the community.

Volunteer drivers may provide transportation to the grocery store, adult day programs, medical and personal appointments or errands for clients within Waterloo Region for whom public transportation and other forms of transportation are inaccessible.

Duties include:
- Escorting clients safely to and from their homes to the important places they need to be
- In-town or out-of-town rides, based on your preferences
- Maintain confidentiality regarding client information
- Be punctual and dependable in picking up the client at the scheduled time
- Flexible time commitment - you let us know when you are available from week to week
- Keep the scheduling team informed regarding availability and immediately report any problems and/or concerns you may have


Mileage reimbursements are available.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+ Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Driver/Transportation, Senior Services

Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Time Management, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Flexibility

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: All volunteers will receive agency wide and program specific training before their first shift.
The Program Coordinator is available to discuss any concerns and to provide ongoing support, as needed.
Community Support Connections offers regular volunteer educational workshops on various topics. All volunteers are notified of upcoming sessions.
Working Conditions: Rides will be completed in your own personal vehicle. In-town rides include transporting clients within Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, or North Dumfries and out-of-region rides may include trips to Guelph, Milton, Hamilton, London, or Toronto for specialist appointments.

- Access to a safe and reliable vehicle
- Have a valid G class driver's license
- Minimum $1 million in liability vehicle insurance
- Acceptable Driver's Abstract Check and
- Clean Vulnerable Sector Police Check
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime
Flexible time commitment. You let us know when you're available, and we'll schedule your rides only during those times.

   Contact Information
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Kayla Widish
519-772-8787 Ext. 205
61 Woolwich Street North Breslau, N0B 1M0
Kitchener,Township of Woolwich,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries,Outside Waterloo Region

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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