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About the Position
Position #: 16284
OrganizationHospice of Waterloo Region
Position: Transportation Volunteer
Location: Various locations throughout K-W; volunteer office shown (298 Lawrence Avenue, Kitchener)
Description: Volunteers are vital to successfully transporting clients to and from medical appointments. Transportation volunteers also help client to attend our day program on Tuesdays in Kitchener and Thursdays in Cambridge. These volunteers can choose to either drop off or pick up our clients. Volunteers will improve their communication skills and offer a valued service to clients who can no longer drive but wish to have a day out of their home.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Volunteers are required to complete a 33hour training course. The next course is being offered Spring 2018.
Working Conditions: Volunteers would drive their own car and take clients to and from medical appointments or hospice services.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Hours of driving can vary week to week. No more than 2-4hours/week.
Age: 20+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Driver/Transportation, Senior Services
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Accountability, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application File:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Alex Allen
Phone: 519-743-4114 Ext. 113
Address: 298 Lawrence Avenue Kitchener, N2M 1Y4


Volunteer Action Centre
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