Volunteer Driver

(Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch)

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Position ID: V-MID0289 Last Modified: 28 Feb 2019 Last Full Update: 07 Sep 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactJoanne Oblin, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions; Phone: (705)726-6587 ext 2370; Fax: (705)726-4788; Email: Joanne.Oblin@familyconnexions.ca
DutiesVolunteer Drivers use their own vehicle to drive children/youth to appointments and activities. Children are assisted in and out of the vehicle safely. Volunteers escort the child(ren) or youth to and from the appointment or activity.
More Info Linkhttps://www.simcoecas.com/en/volunteering/Driver.asp
Benefits* There is an open commitment - assignments can be accepted at the Volunteer's convenience  
* The Volunteer provides an important service to the children needing transportation. 
* The Volunteer plays and integral role in the community. 
* per Kilometre compensation
ClientsChildren and Youth
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Relates well to children, enjoys driving. 
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
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 
The Volunteer can establish preferred days and shifts.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationSimcoe County, Muskoka and outlining areas
Number of PositionsBarrie: 10 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 10 individual(s) ; Midland: 15 individual(s) ; Orillia: 15 individual(s) 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided - Driver and Car Seat Training
TransportationVolunteer must have access to a vehicle that is roadworthy, reliable and suitable for children.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable sector check, valid driver's license, clean driver's abstract, liability insurance ($1,000,000 minimum), sign an oath of confidentiality, sign a driver's agreement, child welfare check and AODA training
Agency Details
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Organization NameSimcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch
Office Phone705-726-6587
Toll Free Phone1-800-461-4236
Address & Map
60 Bell Farm Rd, Unit 7
Barrie, ON L4M 5G6
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