Capilano Community Services Society (Seniors’ Hub Bus Driver)

Organization Name: Capilano Community Services Society
Opportunity Title: Seniors’ Hub Bus Driver
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: February 1, 2022
End Date: January 17, 2025

Email: marjorie@capservices.ca
Website: http://www.capservices.ca
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

We are currently looking for Volunteer Drivers to drive our 15 passenger bus (Doris Too) on a casual basis to transport and escort seniors to and from Seniors’ Hub programs and events.

 What You Will be Doing

 Providing safe, reliable transportation to local seniors for day trips, programs and events.

  • Picking up seniors at pre-arranged destination, driving to various venues and dropping them off at original destination in a timely manner according to schedule
  • Safely escorting seniors on and off the bus
  • Help with loading and unloading of walkers, groceries and shopping bags
  • Completing trip mileage logs, specific pre-trip and post-trip safety inspection of the bus

 Qualifications

 Have patience, empathy and enjoy meeting with seniors

  • Can assist seniors with impaired mobility, vision and hearing
  • Have good observation and communication skills
  • Have strong time management skills
  • Hold a valid Class 4 BC Driver’s license
  • Can provide a clear driver’s abstract
  • Have knowledge of the North Shore and Lower Mainland
  • Successful completion of Criminal Record Check

Time Commitment

10 – 20 hours per month.  Hours vary according to program needs.

 Location

 Lions Gate Community Recreation Centre – North Vancouver (near Marine Drive & Capilano Road) – as of February 2022

Benefits

 You will make others happy, visit great destinations, have fun, and meet new people

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