Volunteer Driver

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

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Position ID: V-GUE2662 Last Modified: 11 May 2022 Last Full Update: 11 May 2022
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; 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, using their own vehicle or an agency van.  
Drivers receive detailed ride information from the Transportation Coordinator and carry out rides to medical and social service appointments within the local area, the GTA and Waterloo/Wellington region. 
Clean/sanitize vehicle after each ride; wear mask while on duty.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being ; Sustainable Cities and Communities
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.-4:30 p.m. Volunteer can set own schedule.
SeasonsYear Round ; Transportation Services may be cancelled when inclement weather occurs. Volunteer Driver will be notified when this occurs.
AccessibilityNot Applicable - Driver uses own vehicle. ; Volunteer drivers use their own vehicles.
LocationEast Wellington, GTA, Waterloo/Wellington
Number of PositionsErin ; Hillsburgh ; Rockwood 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
CostDriver must have $2,000,000 liability insurance
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVolunteer must follow all Pandemic Health & Safety requirements.  
This will include wearing a mask while on duty, using a portable Plexiglas divider (provided by EWCS) or agency vehicle, sanitization of vehicle.
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/east.wellington
Instagram Instagram: eastwellington.cs
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/EastWellCS
Start DateOn or after 12 May 2022
Display Until31 Aug 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameEast Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Office PhoneErin Office 519-833-9696 ; Rockwood Office 519-856-2113
Address & Map
45 Main St
Erin, ON N0B 1T0
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Mailing AddressBox 786 
Erin, ON N0B 1T0