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Volunteer Client Driver

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Routes Connecting Communities
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Georgina, ON, Canada
New
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Published 5 months ago

Are you a person who is passionate about helping their community? Do you enjoy driving? Routes has some amazing opportunities for you!


Who We Are

Routes is a York Region community-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people get to where they need to go since 1989. We improve access to basic needs and special destinations, enhance community engagement, and improve social connections through safe, affordable, compassionate, and timely transportation, food delivery, and phone calls. We help those who are experiencing social, physical, mental, and financial limitations, and are there in times of need for members of our community. With our network of partners, clients, drivers, and callers, we help to create a resilient future for our community!


Position Summary

As a volunteer client driver, you will safely transport community members to appointments:

medical, financial, social, recreational and life necessities. Our drivers enhance the quality of life by providing access to resources, social connection and support, and community participation.


Responsibilities

·       Safely transport community members

·       Have a friendly conversation and provide social support along the way

·       Ensure that all passengers are abiding safety procedures

·       Report any accidents or wellbeing, health or safety concerns

·       Respect confidentiality


Requirements

·       A current, valid “G” driver’s license

·       Apply for satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check and driver’s record (costs reimbursed after two months or 16 hours of driving)

·       A registered and insured vehicle

·       Provide references

·       Good verbal communication skills

·       Compassionate understanding of the diverse life experiences of community members

·       Flexible time, but we prefer a time commitment of an average of 2 hours per week


Benefits

·       Reimbursement for mileage ($0.50/km)

·       Flexibility to adapt to your schedule

·       Gain hands-on experience, receive training and build your resume

·       Receive formal and informal recognition and appreciation for the difference you make by

helping members of your community

·       Be part of a team, engage in and learn more about your community


Complete the Volunteer Application form at https://www.routescc.org/volunteer or call 905-722-4616 or email info@routescc.org !

Are you a person who is passionate about helping their community? Do you enjoy driving? Routes has some amazing opportunities for you!


Who We Are

Routes is a York Region community-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

The Link

20849 Dalton Rd, Keswick, ON L4P 3E9, Canada

How to Apply

Complete the Volunteer Application form at https://www.routescc.org/volunteer or call 905-722-4616 or email info@routescc.org !

Complete the Volunteer Application form at https://www.routescc.org/volunteer or call 905-722-4616 or email info@routescc.org !

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