Volunteer Driver

(Huronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team (HSVCT), Villa Care Centre, Wheels 4 Wheels)

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Position ID: V-MID0734 Last Modified: 26 Mar 2021 Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactSharon Randall, President, Huronia Seniors' Volunteer Care Team; Phone: 705-526-5566; Email: wheels4wheels.5566@gmail.com
DutiesVolunteer Driver 
Driving a wheelchair accessible vehicle for members of the community who, because of their need for a wheelchair, aren't able to use other transportation. Pick up clients and their escort at assigned time, deliver to their destination. Keep a schedule for appointments. Use provided equipment to ensure driver and client safety. Drivers are not responsible for clients while at their appointment/destination.
BenefitsOur drivers make a positive difference in the lives of our clients. They enable clients to remain active in their community, attending everything from medical appointments to family functions.
ClientsIndividuals with mobility challenges, using wheelchairs.
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of InterestHealth Care ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Drivers must have a valid G license and a clear driver's abstract. 
Driver's are required to submit a copy of their vulnerable sector screening.
Commitment Lengthongoing but flexible
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Generally one driver is assigned per day of the week, but only reports for duty when a prearranged trip has been booked, making the commitment flexible. We occasionally need help over the weekend. However, for the right applicant, there may be an opportunity for flexibility.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationMidland, ON
Number of PositionsSimcoe County: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training is required ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required - G with clear abstract
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsDriver's abstract
Agency Details
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Organization NameHuronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team (HSVCT), Villa Care Centre, Wheels 4 Wheels
Office PhoneOffice: 705-526-5566
Address & Map
Villa Care Center
689 Yonge St
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 2E1
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