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Position # 3208
OrganizationMetchosin Seniors' Association
Position Volunteer Driver - Better at Home Program
Impact Statement Operates the Seniors’ Resource Centre. The SRC helps local seniors remain safely in this community for as long as they choose by connecting them with information and resources, and hosting programs and social events.

Our Better at Home program assists older adults to continue to live independently in their own homes and remain connected to their communities, by providing simple, non-medical home support services. This is a United Way program funded by the Government of British Columbia.

Volunteers, staff, and our board of directors provide:

Friendly one-on-one visits in person, by phone, email or video
Social & wellness events such as Friday Socials, annual flu clinic
Drives to medical appointments such as doctor, eye, dental & pharmacy
Drives to shop for groceries
Description Volunteer to drive seniors to medical appointments and to get groceries.
Drivers are reimbursed for their gas. Drivers are not asked to transport scooters, wheelchairs or heavy walkers
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details Orientation provided by the SRC.
Working Conditions The time commitment is flexible and no minimum amount of hours are required. Volunteers must have a drivers licence, vehicle, vehicle insurance and agree to a Criminal Record Check.
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Age 17+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space
Area(s) of Interest Senior Services
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Time Management, Sensitivity, Empathy, Managing Money
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website https://metchosinseniors.ca/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact lauria Sthamann
Phone 250-478-5150
Address Suite 1047-4495 Happy Valley Road Victoria, V9C 3Z3
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