Volunteer Driver

Posted: October 04, 2017

Region: Niagara Region

Application deadline: April 01, 2018

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking Volunteer Drivers for the Niagara Volunteer Transportation Program.  Reporting to the Transportation Supervisor and the Transportation Coordinator.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES          
 
  • Drive clients to designated destinations based on pre-scheduled routes, ensuring their safe and punctual arrival
  • Abide by all policies, procedures and practices ensuring the safety of all concerned; including securement of mobility aids, circle checks, mileage and route documentation, to mention a few
  • Follow all policies and procedures as required to maintain a healthy and safe working environment
  • Ensure that the exterior and interior of vehicles are clean and presentable to clients and the public
  • Perform safety and security checks of clients, and report any concerns of deteriorating health and/or other needs to the supervisor
  • Drivers are reimbursed $0.37 per km and will need to ensure the proper monthly documentation is submitted for reimbursement
  • Complete all training as required
  • Perform other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of 2 years driving experience with a valid G Ontario driver’s license
  • Minimum of $1,000,000 liability insurance (if using personal vehicle)
  • Standard First Aid Certificate (Training provided)
  • This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check (vulnerable sector). 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours may be a job requirement
  • Good working knowledge of the Niagara Region
  • Good driving record – driver’s abstract with 3 demerits or less
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • The majority of the work is performed independently with minimal supervision.The driver will be responsible to come to the CRC Branch to submit and/or receive necessary paperwork.
 
Apply now to join our local Red Cross team and become a part of the world’s largest humanitarian organization, and one of our 13 million volunteer across the world.

 

The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Interested parties may submit their application and resume, no later than April 1, 2018.
 
The Canadian Red Cross Society
11 Export Ave.
St. Catharines, ON
L2M 5V8
Phone: (905) 680-4099
 
While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position.


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