Volunteer Driver - Simcoe County

(Canadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services)

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Position ID: V-MID0197 Last Modified: 25 Feb 2020 Last Full Update: 28 Feb 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactHeather Stone, Program Coordinator, Canadian Red Cross; Phone: 705-721-3313 ext 5278; Fax: 705-739-9916; Email: heather.stone@redcross.ca
DutiesTo transport clients of the Canadian Red Cross to and from medical appointments. Drives are booked with you on Fridays for the following week, and are based on your availability and distance preferences.
BenefitsHelping seniors and individuals with disabilities maintain their independence. 
Mileage reimbursement at $0.45/km. 
Reference provided upon request
ClientsSeniors and adults with physical disabilities.
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestTransportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Ability to provide clients with arm assistance in and out of a vehicle.
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Times will vary. Some weekend requests. Your choice as to what 
drives you do (ie)local or longer distances. You can volunteer as little as once a week, up to 5 days a week.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationCentral West Simcoe County
Number of PositionsBarrie: 6 individual(s) ; Christian Island: 2 individual(s) ; Clearview (Simcoe County): 3 individual(s) ; Coldwater: 2 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 4 individual(s) ; Creemore: 2 individual(s) ; Essa: 3 individual(s) ; Midland: 4 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 4 individual(s) ; Springwater: 2 individual(s) ; Stayner: 2 individual(s) ; Tay: 2 individual(s) ; Tiny: 2 individual(s) ; Wasaga Beach: 3 individual(s) 
42 individual(s) needed in total. 
Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Creemore & Clearview Township, Muskoka, Innisfil, Essa, Barrie, Midhurst, Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny
TrainingOrientation ; Training is required - 2-4 mandatory training sessions annually ; Training on the job ; Continual updating of Policy and Procedures of Transportation Program
TransportationCar required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsClean drivers abstract, 2 references, reliable vehicle, valid drivers license and minimum one million dollars liability insurance on vehicle.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Office Phone705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone1-800-387-2251
Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 809B
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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