Wheels of Hope Volunteer Driver

(Canadian Cancer Society - Ontario Division)

Position ID: V-HVC0143 Last Full Update: 01 Mar 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactAnna McGillies, Operations Coordinator, Canadian Cancer Society; Phone: 1-888-939-3333; Email: volunteer@cancer.ca
DutiesAs a Wheels of Hope driver, you will be responsible for:  
• Responding to requests for client rides from the Transportation Coordinator, ideally via email, and wherever possible being flexible with your schedule as busy days/times/periods change  
• Confirm travel arrangements with client(s) by phone  
• Offer minimal assistance to get clients in and out of the car (no lifting permitted)  
• Put client safety first by following safe driving procedures and keeping your license and insurance details updated  
• Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines including client confidentiality, role boundaries and our 100% smoke free policy
More Info Linkwww.cancer.ca
BenefitsAs an organization we will provide you with training and support to prepare you for this important role. You will be supported by the Transportation Coordinator, who will be providing your driving schedule and be there to help you throughout your time on the road.   
You will be part of the larger Wheels of Hope team, including over 1600 volunteer drivers and many staff who share your desire to help as many people as possible get to their treatments.  
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestTransportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Medical Assistance ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Week
SeasonsYear Round
LocationHalton Region
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationDriver License required
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society - Ontario Division