Canadian Red Cross (CRC) (Community Health – Transportation Driver)

Organization Name: Canadian Red Cross (CRC)
Opportunity Title: Community Health – Transportation Driver
Category: Driving / Transportation
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: December 20, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2019

Email: vrs@redcross.ca
Website: http://www.redcross.ca
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Are you looking for a new volunteer opportunity and want to be a part of the Canadian Red Cross team, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world? We have an opportunity for you! If you are interested in spending a morning or afternoon providing a senior with assistance with grocery shopping and errands, please contact the Red Cross now! Volunteers provide companionship and relief through social interaction and by helping clients to access a grocery store and other places they wouldn’t normally be able to visit without your help! Key Responsibilities Performs the safe pick up, transportation and return home of clients. Assists client and their mobility equipment to and from the vehicle Maintains and submits accurate records to coordinator Understands and follows policies and procedures as per Community Health requirements Completes required Orientation and Training Qualifications Education and Experience: Minimum of 2 years driving experience with a valid driver’s license Clear Driver’s Abstract Clear Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check Standard First Aid Certificate (Training provided) Abilities and Skills: Understanding and adherence to the CRC principles and values. Strong Customer Service skills Strong Interpersonal skills Excellent Driving skills Tact and Ability to maintain client confidentiality Physically able to assist clients with physical limitations and/or mobility devices Previous experience working with seniors is an Asset   Working Conditions 4 or more hours per week depending on availability The majority of the work is performed outside of an office setting. This position requires a successful Canadian Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check. The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer. Interested parties may submit their resume and/or letter of interest to: Canadian Red Cross Society volunteer@redcross.ca While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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