Volunteer Bus Assistant

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

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Position ID: V-GUE3222 Last Modified: 15 Dec 2021 Last Full Update: 15 Dec 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementHelp make a difference in our 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
DutiesHelp to provide a comfortable, safe ride to/from our Adult Day Program, in Erin. Board the bus at Centre 2000, 14 Boland Drive, Erin. Greet clients, ask screening questions, offer hand sanitizer, ensure clients are seated safely. Walk them to/from the bus to the front door.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being ; Sustainable Cities and Communities
More Info Linkhttps://bit.ly/2V0z8q7
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 four and six clients will be on the bus, as well as the bus driver and the Bus Assistant
Minimum Hours2 / Day
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning (8:30 -10:00 am) 
Thursday: Morning (8:30 -10:00 am) 
This position will begin in September 2021
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 
4 individual(s) needed in total. 
This position will begin in May 2021.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationVolunteer must provide their own ride to the bus at Centre 2000.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Check required
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/east.wellington
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/eastwellington.cs/?hl=en
Start DateOn or after 03 Jan 2022
Display Until30 Jun 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