Volunteer Driver

(Community Reach, Transportation)

Position ID: V-MID0263
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 04 Jan 2022

Opportunity Details: Volunteer Driver

Contact Sue Patenaude, Transportation Coordinator, Community Reach North Simcoe; Phone: 705-528-6999; Fax: 705-528-6990; Email: communityrides@communityreach.ca
Duties Rides for residents of North Simcoe without access to transportation within North Simcoe for health, shopping and social activities
  • 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.
More Info Link www.communityreach.ca
Benefits The 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
Clients People without access to transportation
Ages 21 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 12 / Month
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Simcoe North
Number of Positions Simcoe North 
11 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided - Volunteers will be provided with defensive driver training, First Aid/CPR training and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act training ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going ; Required attendance at driver meetings & on-going training events
Transportation Driver License required ; Car required ; Must have own vehicle
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements
  • Clean driving record and criminal reference check and minimum $1,000,000 liability insurance must be carried by the volunteer on their vehicle
  • Volunteer drivers must have a minimum of 3 years driving experience
  • Attendance at ongoing training is required.
  • Drivers must have the physical ability to assist riders when needed.

Agency Details: Community Reach, Transportation

Office Phone 705-528-6999, Community Reach ; 705-526-4321, Accessible Transit
Fax 705-528-6990
E-Mail transportation@communityreach.ca
Website communityreach.ca/transportation.php
Address & Map
850 Hartman Dr
Unit 104
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 0B6
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