Volunteer Driver

(Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office)

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Position ID: V-GUE0120 Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 Last Full Update: 19 Dec 2017
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementBe the drive for a person in need!
ContactTeresa Waldner, Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator, Victorian Order of Nurses; Phone: 519-323-2330 ext 4962 * 1-888-506-6353 ext 4962; Fax: 519-323-9655; Email: teresa.waldner@von.ca
DutiesDriving seniors and adults with disabilities to necessary apointments
More Info Linkwww.von.ca
BenefitsVolunteers can offer as much time as they wish. Volunteers get an opportunity to meet new people and assist them in getting to their appointments, while making a positive difference in the clients' lives. Mileage reimbursement is available.
ClientsSeniors and adults with physical disabilities.
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestSenior's Activity Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Customer Service ; Drivers use their own vehicle, require a drivers abstract reflecting 3 year drivers record, valid insurance. Drivers may be required to lend a support to clients when exiting and entering the vehicle.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - six month minimum commitment. ; Dependent upon the volunteers availability
Interaction LevelOne-on-one - Transporting and assisting clients to medical, therapeutic and personal appointments.
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Based on availability of volunteer.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown ; Clients must be able to self-transfer, small collapsible wheelchair
LocationWellington County/Guelph, ON
Number of PositionsAberfoyle: 2 individual(s) ; Fergus: 3 individual(s) ; Guelph: 5 individual(s) ; Morriston: 1 individual(s) ; Mount Forest: 6 individual(s) 
17 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Training is provided
TransportationCar required - Must have a certified vehicle. ; Vehicle Required - must have valid driver's license, clean driving record and provide  
proof of appropriate vehicle insurance (1,000,000 liability).
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsReferences, Police Check and drivers abstract will be required.
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/VONWWD/
Start DateOn or after 18 Dec 2017
Display Until01 Jan 2019
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Organization NameVictorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Office Phone519-323-2330
Toll Free Phone1-888-506-6353
Address & Map
392 Main St N, Unit 4
Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L2
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