Volunteer Drivers

Volunteer Drivers

Renfrew and Area Seniors Home Support
Location: Renfrew, Ontario
Posted: January 9th 2018
Description:

Renfrew and Area Seniors’ Home Support Inc. is a non-profit, charitable organization working to address the needs of seniors and adults with disabilities by helping to preserve seniors'  independence. We provide practical, volunteer–based services and the Golden Age Activity Centre that allow seniors to remain in their homes and communities for as long as possible. We are committed to excellence and providing services that are accessible to seniors and adults with disabilities.

We are currently recruiting for Volunteer Drivers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Volunteer Drivers drive clients to medical appointments out-of-town, bring clients into town from surrounding townships for appointments and errands and assist with driving clients to LHIN funded programs in town. Drivers confirm drive with client and arrange pick-up time, take client to their appointment and back and then collect the cost of the drive.

Orientation is provided prior to starting as a driver and training sessions are provided on various topics related to the home support.

Qualifications
  • Must be 25 years of age or older
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of car insurance
  • Police record check
  • Clean drivers abstract
Additional Information

Hours: As available. Most drives are completed Monday to Friday. Drivers must be at least age 25 to comply with our insurance requirements.

Compensation: These are volunteer positions, but Drivers are reimbursed monthly for the use of their vehicles $0.40 per km. 

Benefits: Meeting new people, helping seniors stay in their home longer, giving back to their community and learning about Renfrew’s history. 

If interested, please contact us by February 9, 2018. After we receive your application, suitable candidates will be interviewed. Please note we do require reference checks, police screening and a driver’s abstract.

Contact Information
Judy Ewart, Executive Director
Renfrew and Area Seniors Home Support
Renfrew, Ontario

Phone: 613-432-7691
Email: judy@renfrewhomesupport.ca
Website: www.renfrewhomesupport.ca
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