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Volunteer Driver

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Volunteer Driver
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Organization Name: Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP) - Peace Ranch Program
Organization Contact: Sue Morling
905 584-9156 Ext. 30
sue.morling@shipshey.ca
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Do you have a good drivers abstract and love to drive? We are in need of drivers to transport our clients to and from our Peace Ranch location. Our clients are very appreciative of the drive as there is no public transit to our rural location. Your small commitment of time provides valuable access to our programing that supports our clients mental wellbeing.
Type of Organization: Adult Service
More Info Link: http://www.shipshey.ca
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: On Wednesday, driver leaves Peace Ranch at 11:30am to north Brampton location and deliver client to Peace Ranch for 1:00pm program. Return drive is 3:30pm leave to Brampton location, returning to Peace Ranch 5:00pm.

On Thursday our clients require pick up in Orangeville. Driver would leave at 12:15 from Peace Ranch to pick up clients in Orangeville for 1:00pm program. Returning clients to Orangeville at 3:30pm, returning to Peace Ranch 4:15pm.

Drivers are welcome to stay at Peace Ranch and help out with programing, relax on our property or go home and return for drive home.
Sample Tasks: Own transportation is needed to get to Peace Ranch at 19179 Centreville Creek Road, Caledon.
Use company van to pick up 1-5 clients in Brampton or Orangeville.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Orangeville and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: No
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Monday, April 1, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Driving / Transportation
Skills / Experience: A volunteer must possess or have completed the following in order to be able to use a Company Vehicle.
These requirements are reviewed as required by SHIPs insurance provider.
1. Are the age of 25 or older
2. Possess valid insurance with a minimum 1-million-dollar liability policy
3. Possess an active (non-expired or suspended) driver’s license
4. Have zero major convictions
5. Completed SHIP-approved defensive driving course
6. Positive submission of a SHIP internal attestation form annually
7. Confirmation that a Vulnerable Sector Check is on file
8. Mental Health 101 Training

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