Volunteer Driver

(Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie)

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Position ID: V-BAR0148 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; Email: Joanne.Oblin@familyconnexions.ca
DutiesVolunteer Drivers 
Our volunteer drivers use their own vehicles to provide an invaluable service by assisting staff and foster families with the transportation needs of children in the care of SMFC. Volunteer drivers transport children and their families to various appointments such as access visits, medical appointments and schools throughout Muskoka and the Simcoe County region at the request of the Agency. Punctuality and reliability are a necessity for this position. Our drivers are compensated a fair rate per kilometre.
More Info Linkhttps://familyconnexions.ca/gi-volunteer/
BenefitsThe greatest satisfaction of volunteering is knowing that you've helped a child and their family. By volunteering at SMFC, you will meet interesting people including other volunteers, staff, foster parents, and the children and families we serve. As an added benefit, volunteering can help you discover and develop many valuable skills and interests you may not even know you have.
ClientsChildren, Youth, Families
Ages19 year(s) - 75 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursNo
Areas of InterestTransportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceListening Skills ; Patience ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
LocationSimcoe County
Number of PositionsSimcoe County
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements• Complete a Volunteer Profile (attached) or follow this link https://form.jotform.com/200965879229268 
• Review a Volunteer Orientation presentation (sent once I receive the completed Volunteer Profile) 
• Attend an interview (virtually) 
• Provide a Vulnerable Sector Check (I will provide the volunteer with a letter to obtain a record check) 
• Provide three references (non-family members) 
• Sign an Oath of Confidentiality 
• Sign a Volunteer Acknowledgement 
• All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age 
• Agree to a CPIN search (information attached) 
• Provide Covid-19 vaccination certificate (2 doses)
Start DateOn or after 23 Jun 2022 and on or before 30 Sep 2023
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