Volunteer Driver

Posted: August 23, 2016

Region: Sudbury

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 Sudbury Seniors’ Transportation and PATH Programs
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Abide by all policies, procedures and practices ensuring the safety of all concerned; including securement of mobility aids, circle checks, mileage and route documentation
  • Drive clients to designated destinations based on pre-scheduled routes, ensuring their safe and punctual arrival
  • 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 Program Coordinator
  • If Personal Vehicles are used, 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)


    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Fluency in English & French an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours may be a job requirement
  • Ability to be on-call and accept ‘last-minute’ ride requests an asset
  • Good working knowledge of the Sudbury area
  • 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 and to complete training.

    Interested parties may apply online at: http://www.redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now or submit a volunteer application to:
     
    Canadian Red Cross, Sudbury
    1460 Fairburn St.
    Sudbury, ON P3A 1N7
    sudbury@redcross.ca
    705-674-0737

    While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
     
    This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check (vulnerable sector).  
     
    The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.