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About the Position
Position #: 12475
OrganizationCity of Waterloo
Position: Volunteer Driver - Senior Outing Day Program
Location: Adult Recreation Centre, 185 King Street South, Waterloo
Impact Statement: Assist local seniors maintain their independence by providing transportation.
Description: Volunteer a minimum of one hour per week, to help Waterloo seniors participate in a weekday therapeutic recreation program. Volunteer drivers pick-up and escort seniors to or from our weekday program at Waterloo's Adult Recreation Centre. If you enjoy interacting with seniors and are an experienced driver (4 years or more with a G Licence, reliable vehicle and a safe driving record), consider this vital weekday volunteer opportunity. Mileage costs are reimbursed.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality
Training Details: Driver orientation will be provided by Senior Outing Day Program Staff at the Adult Recreation Centre (185 King Street S., Waterloo)
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Minimum one shift of 45 minutes per week for about one hour in the morning or afternoon. Pick up senior participants between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m., and/or drive them home again at 3:30 p.m. If you wish, you can also provide rides to appointments etc. to other seniors on the same day, or drive just for seniors in our day program on the weekday that suits you.
Age: 25+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Driver/Transportation, Senior Services
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Verbal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.waterloo.ca/volunteer
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Christine Rushton
Phone: 519-888-6488
Address: 185 King Street S. Waterloo, N2J 4P9

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Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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