Volunteer Driver
(Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services)

Position ID: V-MID0197 Last Modified: 03 Dec 2014 Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2014
Opportunity Details
ContactHeather Stone, Program Coordinator, Canadian Red Cross; Phone: 705-721-3313 ext 5278; Fax: 705-739-9916; Email: heather.stone@redcross.ca
DutiesTo transport clients of the Canadian Red Cross to and from medical appointments. Drives are booked with you on Fridays for the following week, and are based on your availability and distance preferences.
BenefitsHelping seniors and individuals with disabilities maintain their independence. 
Mileage reimbursement at $0.36/km. 
Reference provided upon request
ClientsSeniors and adults with physical disabilities.
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Times will vary. Some weekend requests. Your choice as to what 
drives you do (ie)local or longer distances. You can volunteer as little as once a week, up to 5 days a week.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationCentral West Simcoe County
Number of PositionsBarrie: 6 individual(s) ; Christian Island: 2 individual(s) ; Clearview (Simcoe County): 3 individual(s) ; Coldwater: 2 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 4 individual(s) ; Essa: 3 individual(s) ; Midland: 4 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 4 individual(s) ; Springwater: 2 individual(s) ; Tay: 2 individual(s) ; Tiny: 2 individual(s) ; Wasaga Beach: 3 individual(s) 
Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Creemore & Clearview Township, Muskoka, Innisfil, Essa, Barrie, Midhurst, Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Minimum Hours1.5 / Week
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 mos or less) ; Long Term (more than one year)
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Continual updating of Policy and Procedures of Transportation Program
TransportationCar Required
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Police CheckRequired
Areas of InterestDriving ; General Help (Driving) ; Transporting People - Own car
Skills/ExperienceFriendly attitude with good communications skills. Dependable, Patient, Respect for confidentiality, have a reliable vehicle, valid drivers license, and minimum one million dollars liability insurance on vehicle. Ability to provide clients with arm assistance in and out of a vehicle.
Additional RequirementsClean drivers abstract, 2 references
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Office Phone705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone1-800-387-2251
Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 809B
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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