Volunteer Driver

(Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie)

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Position ID: V-BAR0011 Last Modified: 24 Jun 2022 Last Full Update: 24 Jun 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactJoanne Oblin, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions; Phone: 705-726-6587 * 1-800-461-4236; Email: Joanne.Oblin@familyconnexions.ca
DutiesPurpose: To assist with the transportation needs of children and youth involved with Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions. 
 Drive the child(ren)/youth in your own vehicle to an appointment/activity, and pick up the child(ren)/youth at an appointed place and time 
 Assist the child(ren)/youth to get in and out of the vehicle safely 
 Escort the child(ren)/youth to and from the appointment activity 
 18 years of age and older 
 A criminal record check (including vulnerable populations) free of charges or convictions 
 Possess a valid Ontario Driver's license and a safe driving record 
 Attend agency car seat training 
 A clean driver's abstract (obtained from Service Ontario) 
 Have access to a road worthy and safe vehicle 
 Minimum of $1 Million liability insurance 
 Patience and understanding 
 Reliable and punctual 
 Knowledge of the community 
 Able to offer physical support to the child(lifting), youth or adult 
 Trustworthy 
 Access to a computer (mileage submission) 
 Cell phone
More Info Linkhttps://familyconnexions.ca/gi-volunteer/
BenefitsBenefits to the Volunteer: Open commitment, can accept assignments at his/her convenience, specific tasks, provision of an important service to the children in need, opportunity to be involved in the community.
ClientsChildren, Youth and Adults
Ages18 year(s) - 80 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursNo
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment Length1 year
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Number of PositionsBarrie 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 03 May 2021
Agency Details
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Organization NameSimcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie
Office Phone705-726-6587
Toll Free Phone1-800-461-4236
Address & Map
60 Bell Farm Rd, Unit 7
Barrie, ON L4M 5G6