Canadian Red Cross (Delivery Driver)

Organization Name: Canadian Red Cross
Opportunity Title: Delivery Driver
Category: Other Positions
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: January 2, 2024
End Date: June 30, 2027

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

The Canadian Red Cross, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need, is currently seeking volunteers to help in the pickup and delivery of health equipment at clients’ homes and/or at Red Cross locations. Our equipment loans program is a volunteer-operated, community-based program that lends health equipment such as wheelchairs and bathing aids to people of all ages experiencing a sudden injury, declining health, or short-term disability. As a delivery volunteer, you will:  Load, unload, and transport equipment to and from clients’ homes or between Red Cross locations using a Red Cross vehicle Provide professional customer service when delivering or picking up equipment, including calling to confirm pickup and delivery times Complete required documentation Observe routine precautions in the handling of used equipment including use of required personal protective equipment and hand hygiene You will enjoy: Culture:  an organization that is guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality Opportunity:  to work with others, in an environment that promotes collaboration Meaningful Work: you and the team will help transport medical equipment to those who have experienced changes in their health, enabling them to stay in their home Flexibility:  a schedule that fits into your life and commitments Training & Development:  comprehensive orientation as well as ongoing training and development (including CPR/First Aid training) Where and when you would volunteer: The majority of the duties are performed in an office environment, warehouse space or vehicle, which are mostly clean and comfortable. One or more shifts per week, of 2 – 4 hours long during Monday – Friday, however some locations may have evening and/or Saturday shifts available.  Due to nature of the role, the following is required: This position will require a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check or equivalent Volunteers who have a designated Driver role will require a Full Driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record Ability to lift and carry equipment weight up to 50 lbs or assist in carrying equipment weighing up to 80 lbs Ability to climb stairs as well as transition frequently in and out of a vehicle Volunteering for this position can be done by those 18 and older (16 and older in BC). The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We encourage all qualified persons to apply particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. Please visit us at to apply today!

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