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Volunteer Bus Assistant

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

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Position ID: V-GUE3222 Last Modified: 20 Nov 2020 Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2020
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementHelp strengthen our community!
ContactBarb Carscadden, Manager, Volunteer Engagement & Transportation Services, East Wellington Community Services; Phone: (519( 856-2113 * (226) 979-5139; Email:
DutiesRide the bus which takes clients to/from the Adult Day Program located in Erin. Seats on the bus are spaced 2 meters apart. Greet client and ask screening questions, offer hand sanitizer, ensure clients are seated safely.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being
BenefitsPPE is provided. Large parking lot at Centre 2000 to park free of charge.
ClientsClients are frail and elderly and/or experience Dementia.
Ages18 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestPandemic / Coronavirus / COVID-19 Support ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Between two and four clients will be on the bus, as well as the bus driver and the Bus Assistant
Minimum Hours2 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning (8:30 -10:00 am) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 -10:00 am; 2:45 - 4:30 pm) 
Thursday: Morning (8:30 -10:00 am)
SeasonsYear Round ; The Adult Day Program operates all year round; volunteers are needed now to support safe transport during COVID.
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Number of PositionsErin 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationVolunteer must provide their own ride to the bus at Centre 2000.
Application Deadline31 Dec 2020
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 30 Nov 2020
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