Volunteer Driver

(East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St)

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Position ID: V-GUE2662 Last Modified: 21 Jan 2019 Last Full Update: 21 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementMake a difference in your community!
ContactBarb Carscadden, Manager, Volunteer Engagement & Transportation Services, East Wellington Community Services; Phone: (519) 856-2113 * (226) 979-5139 * (519) 833-9696; Fax: (519) 856-1498; Email: barb.c@ew-cs.com
DutiesVolunteer Drivers are essential members of the Transportation team, providing rides to eligible adults 18 years of age and older. Drivers receive detailed ride information from EWCS' Transportation Coordinator and carry out rides to medical and social service appointments within the local area, the GTA and Waterloo/Wellington region.
BenefitsDrivers can set their own schedule and days of availability. Drivers volunteer their time and the use of their vehicles but are reimbursed for fuel costs.
ClientsClients reside within East Wellington, within the Town of Erin and the Guelph/Eramosa Township. Clients must be eighteen years of age and older and meet eligibility requirements.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestSenior's Activity Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesServices are offered from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
SeasonsYear Round ; When local school buses are cancelled due to inclement weather, our Transportation Services are also cancelled.
AccessibilityNot Applicable - Driver uses own vehicle. ; Volunteer drivers use their own vehicles.
LocationEast Wellington, GTA, Waterloo/Wellington
Number of PositionsErin: 4 individual(s) ; Hillsburgh: 4 individual(s) ; Rockwood: 4 individual(s) 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
CostDriver must have $2,000,000 liability insurance
Police CheckRequired
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/east.wellington
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/EastWellCS
Display Until31 Dec 2019
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Organization NameEast Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Office Phone519-833-9696
Address & Map
45 Main St
Erin, ON N0B 1T0
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Mailing AddressBox 786 
Erin, ON N0B 1T0