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Medical Driver Escort

Transportation Program

Community Support Connections


   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteer drivers help transport seniors and adults with disabilities who have no other way to get to medical and health related appointments. Volunteers make an incredible difference by enabling people to live at home with independence and dignity.

Description
Volunteers pick up clients at their home and transport them to their medical appointment. Depending on the individual needs, the volunteer would then wait until appointment is done or come back at a designated pick-up time, and then drive the individual home, ensuring that they get safely inside.

Flexible time commitment. You let us know when you're available, and we'll schedule your rides only during those times. Your schedule is able to be modified week to week. Mileage reimbursement provided. Could be in town or out of town based on your preference.

Volunteer screening process:
- Complete Online application
- Vulnerable police check
- Two references check
- Three year driver record
- Minimum $1 million car insurance
- G license and access to a reliable car


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, Student Placement
Age: 18+ Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Scheduling coordinator and volunteer coordinators are always available to discuss concerns and to provide ongoing support, as needed.

CSC offers regular volunteer educational workshops on various topics. All volunteers are notified of upcoming sessions.

Working Conditions: Use own vehicle. We provide plastic barriers that would be placed between yourself and client who would be in the backseat.
Accessibility:


Time Commitment

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



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Driver/Transportation, Senior Services
Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Respect, Flexibility
Transportation: Car required

   Contact Information
http://www.communitysupportconnections.org
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Heidi Elliott
519-772-8787 Ext. 205
61 Woolwich Street North Breslau, N0B 1M0
Kitchener,Waterloo,Cambridge

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