Mobility Bus Driver

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE2214 Last Modified: 10 Jan 2018 Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMichelle Schefter, Volunteer Coordinator, The Elliott Community; Phone: (519) 822-0491 ext 2366; Fax: 519) 822-5658; Email: mschefter@elliottcommunity.org
DutiesThe volunteer will operate the Elliott bus and drive residents to and from the desired destination in a safe manner. You will also greet residents in a friendly manner, assist all residents on and off the bus and, when needed, use the wheelchair lift.
More Info Linkwww.elliottcommunity.org
Benefits- Be part of an essential service that helps residents with their day to day activities 
- Gain experience interacting with people in our community 
- Share your positive attitude with others
ClientsSeniors who reside at The Elliott Community
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestSenior's Activity Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Customer Service ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; - Drivers require a valid Ontario license (minimum F class), insurance, and submit a driver’s abstract (at the expense of The Elliott Community). The Elliott Community will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of any infractions to determine if it meets our requirements  
- Must renew driver’s abstract every year (at the expense of The Elliott Community)  
- Must be comfortable interacting with others  
- Ability to work independently after initial training  
- Dependable, enthusiastic and patient
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) - At least a 3 month commitment is required, but volunteers are welcome to commit to a longer period of time. ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group - Direct interaction with seniors and staff members.
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning 
Sunday: Morning 
 
Times and dates are flexible. Volunteer drivers are needed for the morning, afternoon and evening 7 days a week.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationThe Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph: 3 individual(s) 
 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; - Orientation will be provided for every volunteer, including bus safety and usage  
- Shadow an experienced volunteer/staff prior to beginning independent outings  
- Ongoing on-the-job training will be provided as necessary
TransportationNear public transit
Cost- Cost of 2 Step TB Test. The cost of the TB test is not covered by The Elliott Community, however, if a volunteer completes over 100 hours of volunteering at The Elliott Community, The Elliott Community will issue a refund up to $50.00 towards the cost of the TB Test if the following conditions are met:  
- Submission of proof of the negative Tuberculin Skin Test  
- Submission of proof of payment from the Public Health Unit or doctor’s office, and  
- Completion of 100 hours of volunteering at The Elliott Community
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements2-step Tuberculin/Mantoux Skin Test
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/The-Elliott-Community/533703656711802
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ElliottGuelph
Start DateOn or after 01 Feb 2018
Display Until01 Jun 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameElliott Community (The)
Office Phone519-822-0491
Fax519-822-5658
E-Mailinfo@elliottcommunity.org
Websitewww.elliottcommunity.org
Address & Map
170 Metcalfe St
Guelph, ON N1E 4Y3
 
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