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Volunteer Driver

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Volunteer Driver
Date Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Organization Name: Caledon Community Services
Organization Contact: Portia Branford
905-584-2300 x 277
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: • Reimbursement of mileage $0.50 /km from your home
• Discount when shopping at Evolve Thrift store
• Invitation to the Annual General Meeting
• Meet other volunteers with similar interests.
• Reference letter after 50 hours of Service
• Personal vehicle sanitized after use
Type of Organization: Public Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: To transport clients in a safe and timely manner to and from pre-assigned
destinations while providing door to door service.
• Interviewed by transportation staff
• Attend general information session.
• Meet with transportation team
• Attend driver trainings and meetings
• Read and understand driver training guide
• Follow CCS policies and procedures
• Job shadow with a lead volunteer - optional

Sample Tasks: • Meet and greet clients providing door to door transportation
• Maintain a clean, odour free, safe, and insured vehicle
• Provide a friendly safe ride for clients to their destination
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
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
Expired Sunday, October 29, 2023
Areas of Interest:
  • Driving / Transportation
Skills / Experience: • Must be 18+ years of age
• Own a safe and reliable vehicle with at least one million liability coverage or drive agency owned vehicle when requested and available
• Have a cell phone for communication while transporting clients
• Physically capable of walking clients to and from door of pick up and destination
• Must have a G drivers license with a minimum of 3 years driving experience
• Successful vulnerable sector police check
• Satisfactory drivers abstract
• Provide proof of insurance and provide annual update
• Strong knowledge of Peel Region and surrounding areas
• Attend quarterly team meetings
• Good interpersonal skills
• Enjoy working with all ages and abilities of persons
• Understanding and caring
• Work independently with good judgment
• Be able to follow direction and work within the scope of practice outlined by CCS staff
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