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Position # 1793
OrganizationPacific Centre Family Services Association
Position Volunteer Drivers - Better at Home West Shore program/Pacific centre family services association
Location 324 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement We're searching for Volunteer Drivers with Heart.
If you have some free time, and a big heart, you're well on your way to giving a senior a lift in life. Whether it's an dr's appointment or support participant with their grocery shop at a local westshore grocer. Your efforts will be appreciated to no end. Learn how easy it is to become a volunteer driver at Pacific Centre Family Services Association, Better at Home program.
Description As a Volunteer Driver you will make a big difference to a senior's well being, by providing 1-4 transports per month.
Volunteer Drivers will be reimbursed for their mileage.
Current resume, 2 professional references, Application, Interview, Police record check, Orientation.
Potential volunteer must have a safe, reliable fully B.C. insured vehicle, with minimum 3,000,000 liability, full current B.C. driver's license, and submit current driver's abstract.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details Interview, Orientation and training will be provided by Better at Home West Shore staff prior to said duties, such as Communication with those who may be hard of hearing or have some cognitive decline as well safe support for those who may have some vision decline. Safe handling of a foldable walker. *Ongoing training opportunities may be available.
First aid would be an asset.
Working Conditions Volunteers must have there own safe/reliable, insured vehicle, current and clear driving record, fully licensed, 3 million liability. Able to assist seniors, safely in and out of vehicle, work independent and be able to handle lightweight, foldable walkers with room to store it during transport. Criminal record check required. Volunteer driver's keep record of their km's for reimbursement, and provide report if any concerns.
Proof of up to date vaccinations.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Monday/tuesday/wednesday/friday, between the hours of 930am-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, Thought Leadership (Innovation), Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.PCFSA.org
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Contact Dori Bodman
Phone 778-677-3540
Address 324 Goldstream Avenue Victoria, V9B 2W3

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