Wheels of Hope Volunteer Driver

(Canadian Cancer Society)

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Position ID: V-CWD0037 Last Modified: 21 Jan 2022 Last Full Update: 10 Dec 2021
Opportunity Details
CommentsVolunteers Must: 
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) (medical mask) throughout the entire shift  
  • Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines including client confidentiality, role boundaries and our 100% smoke free policy 
  • Provide proof of COVID-19 vaccinations
ContactDalibor Jovasevic, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, Canadian Cancer Society; Phone: 905-990-1723; Email: dalibor.jovasevic@cancer.ca
Duties
  • Drive people living with cancer to the hospital or Cancer Centre for treatment Services 
  • Respond to requests for client rides from the Transportation Coordinator 
  • Confirm travel arrangements with client(s) by phone  
  • Offer minimal assistance to get clients in and out of the car (no lifting permitted)
More Info Linkhttps://cancer.ca/en/
Benefits
  • Mileage is covered 
  • Training and support to prepare you for this important role
ClientsPeople living with cancer who need transportation to a hospital or a Cancer Care Centre.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestHealth Care ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Medical Assistance ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Flexible and willing to adapt to different preferences or situations that may arise
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Dates and TimesFlexible with your schedule as busy days/times/periods change
SeasonsYear Round
LocationOntario
Number of PositionsBruce County: 15 individual(s) ; Grey County: 15 individual(s) ; Muskoka District: 15 individual(s) ; Northumberland County: 15 individual(s) ; Parry Sound District: 15 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 15 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 15 individual(s) 
 
100 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Opportunities across province
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationDriver License required ; Follow safe driving procedures and keep license and insurance details updated
CostMileage is covered.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVolunteers Must: 
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) (medical mask) throughout the entire shift  
  • Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines including client confidentiality, role boundaries and our 100% smoke free policy 
  • Provide proof of COVID-19 vaccinations
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Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society
Office Phone1-888-939-3333
E-Mailconnect@cancer.ca
Websitecancer.ca/en/
Address & Map
55 St Clair Avenue St W
Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7