Volunteer York Region

Volunteer Driver – Wheels of Hope Transportation Program

Canadian Cancer Society
Published
January 8, 2020
Location
Markham, Vaughan, Woodbridge, Richmond Hill
Tags
Information Referral
Suitable for OSSD?
No
Police Check
Unknown
Training
Orientation, Training is required, Scheduled Training, Training on-the-job, Training on-going
Minimum Age
18
Maximum Age
65
Contact Name
Brittany Niemand
Contact Title
Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
Contact Phone
416-488-5400 ext 3856

Description

As a driver for the Wheels of Hope transportation program you will improve access for the one in five adults and families in Ontario who need transportation assistance to get to their treatments and appointments.   Learn more about Wheels of Hope here.   

 

What is Involved? 

Working in partnership with your transportation convener,  you will  commit to a regular weekly driving day, confirming transportation arrangements as directed. You will provide transportation for one or more clients to medical centres located in various cities in your area. 

Position Details: 

  • Communicate with clients and transportation via email and phone. 
  • Provide safe reliable transportation in a 100% smoke free vehicle 
  • Become familiar with programs and services provided by the society and share those resources as needed. 
  • Willing to drive patients to Toronto hospitals (local only - current wait list - please still apply to be placed on wait list)

Time Commitment: (Ongoing)  

This is an ongoing position throughout the year.  The expectation is that you will commit to a minimum of one regularly scheduled shift during the week.  Specific shifts, availability and driving locations will be discussed at the interview stage. 

Benefits

Benefits: 

  • Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer. 
  • Make a significant difference in the life of a person living with cancer. 
  • Mileage reimbursement 
  • Orientation, training and staff support provided. 

If you feel you are a good fit, we would love to begin a conversation with you.  Please complete a Volunteer Application Form and in the box marked 'other', please indicate the title of this position.  

Thank you for your interest and support! 

Only registered members can apply for jobs.

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