Transportation Services Worker

(Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief)

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Position ID: V-ORI0023 Last Modified: 10 Mar 2021 Last Full Update: 10 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactKathy Gough-Stong, Manager of Administration and Tranpsortation, Helping Hands, Orillia; Phone: 705-325-7861 ext 240; Fax: 705-325-8212; Email:
DutiesAssist clients, door to door to medical, shopping and social appointments both locally as well as out of town destinations for medical appointments. Use of volunteer's vehicle or agency vehicles available. For those volunteers interested in wheelchair transportation additional training provided and agency wheelchair vehicles available.
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BenefitsVolunteers receive reimbursement of $.40/km for mileage when using their own vehicle. Assisting seniors to their appointments or social outings.
ClientsSeniors, Adults with Physical Disabilities
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestTransportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Excellent driving record. Enjoy assisting seniors to appointments both locally and/or distance trips.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Minimum of one year.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; One on one interaction with our clients but also a potential of groups of clients being transported together.
Minimum Hours4 / 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 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Transportation offered 7 days a week including evenings. 
Flexible around scheduling.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationOrillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara, Severn townships. Potential transport to out of town destinations.
Number of PositionsOrillia: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; On the job training with an experienced driver.
TransportationNear public transit ; Driver License required ; Volunteer's vehicle or use of agency vehicle.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVerification of insurance with minimum of $1 million liability insurance if using Volunteer's vehicle. 
Must be over 21 if requiring use of agency vehicle.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameHelping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Office Phone705-325-7861
Address & Map
575 West St S, Unit 13 A
Orillia, ON L3V 7N6
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