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About the Position
Position #: 1895
OrganizationDartmouth Seniors Service Centre
Position: Volunteer Medical Transportation Driver - Medical Transportation
Location: 45 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, NS, Canada
Impact Statement: The Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre's greatest asset is its volunteers. Volunteers help with the daily operations of the building, making sure people feel welcome and find the resources and information they are looking for. Volunteers serve meals and run groups and classes for our members. Volunteers work with Meals on Wheels to deliver nourishing meals to seniors in their homes.
Description: Help our seniors get the medical attention they need! Helping them get to medical appointments is our mission. Volunteers need to have patience and the willingness to assist clients with walking.

Through this program, volunteers escort seniors/ disabled persons to and from medical appointments. This door-to-door service is a cost effective alternative to a taxi cab.

Drivers are compensated with a $2.50 Per Diem and a rate of .40/km reimbursement.
Training Details: Experience working with seniors an asset but not required. A passion for helping others.
Working Conditions: Must have own working, reliable vehicle, travel outdoors, able to support the weight of the client, unsupervised, flexible, criminal and vulnerable sector checks required.
Minimum Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: 6 am - 6 pm
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Support volunteers with special needs
Area(s) of Interest: Driver/Transportation, Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Problem Solving, Sensitivity, Accountability
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://www.dartmouthseniors.ca/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Cheryl Foley
Phone: 902-465-5578 Ext. 214
Address: 45 Ochterloney Street Dartmouth, B2Y 4M7
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