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About the Position
Position #: 18096
OrganizationCommunity Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More
Position: Medical Driver Escort
Location: 61 Woolwich Street North, Breslau, ON, Canada (office)
Impact Statement: Volunteer drivers help transport seniors and adults with disabilities who have no other way to get to medical and health related appointments. Volunteers make an incredible difference by enabling people to live at home with independence and dignity.
Description: Using their own vehicles, volunteers pick up clients at their home and transport them to their medical appointment. Depending on the individual needs, the volunteer would then wait until appointment is done or come back at a designated pick-up time, and then drive the individual home, ensuring that they get safely inside.

Flexible time commitment. You let us know when you're available, and we'll schedule your rides only during those times. Mileage reimbursement provided.

Volunteer screening process:
- Complete Online application
- Vulnerable police check
- Two references check
- Three year driver record
- Minimum $1 million car insurance
- G license and access to a reliable car
Requirements: Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Scheduling coordinator and volunteer coordinators are always available to discuss concerns and to provide ongoing support, as needed.

CSC offers regular volunteer educational workshops on various topics. All volunteers are notified of upcoming sessions.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Flexible time commitment. You let us know when you're available, and we'll schedule your rides only during those times.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Driver/Transportation, Senior Services
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://www.communitysupportconnections.org
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Audrey Hill
Phone: 519-772-8787 Ext. 205
Address: 61 Woolwich Street North, Breslau, ON, Canada Cambridge, N3H5K4

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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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