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Position #: 1793
OrganizationBetter at Home
Position: Drivers - Better at Home West Shore program/Pacific centre family services association
Location: 324 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: By being a Volunteer Driver in the community you live, you can help reduce isolation and anxiety by keeping a senior remain connected to their community. West Shore opportunities available.
Description: Help seniors living in your community of Langford or Colwood by driving them to and from appointments within the Westshore and Victoria, assistance with grocery shopping at a Westshore Grocer or to our Coffee social. 2-8 hours per month can make a big difference in a seniors day. 6 month commitment. No evenings or weekends.
Training Details: Interview, Orientation and training will be provided by Better at Home West Shore staff prior to said duties. *Ongoing training opportunities may be available.
Working Conditions: Volunteers must have there own safe/reliable vehicle, current and clear driving record, fully licensed, 3 million liability. Able to assist seniors, work independent and be able to handle lightweight, foldable walkers, and room to store it during transport.Criminal record clearance required. Volunteer driver's keep record of their km's for reimbursement.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Monday/tuesday/wednesday/friday, between the hours of 9am-3pm. 2-8 hours per month.
Age: 21+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Driver/Transportation, Senior Services
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Computer Skills, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Respect
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Dori Bodman
Phone: 778-677-3540
Address: 324 Goldstream Avenue Victoria, V9B 2W3

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