Volunteer Driver

(Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs)

Position ID: V-HVC0910 Last Full Update: 04 Jun 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsOur clients are ready to go! Can you help get them there? 
 
Summit Housing & Outreach Programs (SHOP) is a charitable organization that provides a variety of housing, treatment, case management and social recreational services to individuals who require mental health supports in Halton Region. SHOP is a governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. SHOP is primarily funded through the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and is a part of the Mississauga/Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).
ContactSharon Paris, Coordinator of Volunteers, SHOP; Phone: 905-333-4814 ext 121 * 289-208-1937; Email: volunteer@summit-housing.ca
DutiesWe are looking for insured, full G licensed drivers to expand our social and recreational programming. Drive our clients to our social recreational activities in one of our vans, (or your own vehicle; your choice.) Our activities run throughout the Halton Region during regular business hours. 
 
Training is provided and all expenses are covered. You are welcome to join our activities. Make some new friends, get some exercise, commune with nature or stretch your artistic talents, all while giving back to your community.  
 
Shifts are flexible and are offered throughout the region.  
Lived mental health experience considered an asset.
More Info Linkwww.summit-housing.ca
BenefitsFlexibility 
Meet new people 
New experiences 
Training provided 
Opportunity to attend community events and groups as well
ClientsAdults living with mental health issues in Halton participating in our social recreational events and groups.
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestProgram Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; Varies, flexible shifts
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Each van holds 6 people. Our clients are happy to be getting a lift to or from one of many social programs.
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
Occasionally, we have special events in the evenings
SeasonsYear Round
LocationThroughout Halton
Number of PositionsActon: 1 individual(s) ; Burlington: 4 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 2 individual(s) ; Milton: 4 individual(s) ; Oakville: 4 individual(s) 
 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going ; G level license required 
Basic training will be provided
TransportationDriver License required ; Drive our vans or use your own vehicle. Must be 25 years or older.
CostCost of a driver's abstract and Vulnerable Sector Screening will be reimbursed. Mileage and other expenses may be reimbursed.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsFull G valid driver's license. Proof of driver's license will be required.
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Organization NameSummit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Office Phone905-333-4814
Fax905-333-6782
E-Mailinfo@summit-housing.ca
Websitewww.summit-housing.ca
Address & Map
760 Brant St, Suite 405A
Burlington, ON L7R 4B7
 
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