Transportation Escort

(Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief)

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Position ID: V-ORI0043 Last Modified: 10 Mar 2021 Last Full Update: 10 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactKathy Gough-Stong, Manager of Administration and Tranpsortation, Helping Hands, Orillia; Phone: 705-325-7861 ext 240; Fax: 705-325-8212; Email:
DutiesEscort transportation clients to medical/shopping appointments. Escort from vehicle to destination and assist client while at destination. As requested assistance with companionship, note taking, personal shopping or transfer of groceries.
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BenefitsIf required, volunteer may be picked up prior to client pick up or volunteer may meet client at destination. Working one on one with a senior providing companionship and assistance.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Personal Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Willingness to assist seniors, physically able to assist clients with canes, walkers, wheelchairs, oxygen or groceries.
Commitment LengthMinimum of one year.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Escorting required around client appointments.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Must be able to physically assist clients including assist of wheelchairs, walkers or oxygen, lifting of grocery items or note taking.
LocationCity of Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships. May include out of town destinations.
Number of PositionsOrillia: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Orientation and Education to progam. Briefing about individual clients prior to outing.
TransportationNear public transit ; Own transportation but if requiring transportation arrangements can be made with the office.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameHelping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Office Phone705-325-7861
Address & Map
575 West St S, Unit 13 A
Orillia, ON L3V 7N6
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