Volunteer Driver for Community Reach

(Community Reach, Transportation)

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Position ID: V-MID0263 Last Modified: 05 Jul 2020 Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactSue Patenaude, Transportation Coordinator, Community Reach North Simcoe; Phone: 705-528-6999; Fax: 705-528-6990; Email: communityrides@communityreach.ca
Duties• Provide safe, reliable, professional and courteous transportation service to residents of North Simcoe, using your own vehicle 
• Communicate with transportation staff and passengers regarding scheduled rides. 
• Ensure adherence to the Community Reach program procedures and policies including confidentiality agreement. 
* Volunteer drivers must have a minimum of 3 years driving experience
More Info Linkwww.communityreach.ca
BenefitsThe satisfaction of helping people participate fully in local community life, and helping to provide access to health care. You provide your time and your vehicle. We provide: 
• Mileage reimbursement for use of your personal vehicle  
• $20 towards oil change every 5000 kilometres 
• $10 toward cell phone cost if you drive 300 kilometres or more per month
ClientsPeople without access to transportation
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestTransportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours12 / Month
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 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Volunteers pick their rides
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsMidland: 3 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 2 individual(s) ; Springwater: 2 individual(s) ; Tay: 2 individual(s) ; Tiny: 2 individual(s) 
11 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going ; Required attendance at driver meetings & on-going training events
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required ; Must have own vehicle
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsClean driving record and criminal reference check and minimum $1,000,000 liability insurance must be carried by the volunteer on their vehicle.  
Volunteers will be provided with defensive driver training, First Aid/CPR training and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act training. Attendance at ongoing training is required.  
Drivers must have the physical ability to assist riders when needed.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Reach, Transportation
Office PhoneOffice: TLC - North Simcoe program: 705-528-6999 * Midland Accessible Transit: 705-526-4321; 705-526-4321
Address & Map
850 Hartman Dr
Unit 104
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 0B6
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