(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)
|Contact||Clara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteers, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0173; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Our Volunteer drivers play an extremely valuable role in the lives of our children in care. As a driver, you become a familiar and friendly face the children can depend on, someone who will listen to their stories and bring a smile to their faces at what can be a very confusing time in their lives. |
If you have a few hours to spare a week, enjoy driving and love children then this is the volunteer role for you. Volunteer drivers take children and on occasion their parents, to various appointments: therapy sessions, family visits, counselling sessions, court dates, support groups, and other important meetings.
Some drivers do specific drives each week, others are called upon on a daily basis and yet others do once a month. It's totally up to the individual as to how much they are willing to drive. Either way we are extremely grateful, as we are always in need of reliable, readily available volunteer drivers.
|More Info Link||www.haltoncas.ca|
|Clients||Children in care of Halton Children's Aid Society|
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students|
|Areas of Interest||Child & Family Services ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Working with Children ; Driving experience necessary. Good driving record. Police clearance and driver's abstract are required. |
Sense of humour, love of children, kind, non judgmental, patient, personality.
|Commitment Length||Long Term|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group|
|Dates and Times||Times: Depends on appointment time; |
Days: As convenient to volunteer; may need to drive children during school hours, stat holidays, evenings, and weekends.
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall|
|Location||Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Georgetown, Acton|
|Number of Positions||Acton: 2 individual(s) ; Burlington: 5 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 2 individual(s) ; Milton: 2 individual(s) ; Oakville: 5 individual(s) |
15 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training on the job|
|Transportation||Driver License required ; Car required ; Car in good condition required; Clean driving record|
|Additional Requirements||Proof of double vaccinations are required.|
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|Organization Name||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office|
|Office Phone||Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-333-4441|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-607-5437 (1-866-607-KIDS)|
|Address & Map|
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
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