Transportation Program Volunteer Driver
|Contact||Ms Lisa Gajewicz, Adult Justice Worker, John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington and Area; Phone: 905-522-4446 ext 262; Fax: 905-524-2223; Email: email@example.com|
|More Info Link||jhshamilton.on.ca/volunteer.html|
|Duties||The John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington and Area is seeking volunteer drivers for the Transportation Program. |
The Transportation Program supports family members and loved ones of incarcerated individuals to visit Federal institutions in the Kingston and Warkworth areas.
The Transportation Program allows for direct family contact which may not be possible for families based on their financial situation or lack of access to reliable and affordable transportation.
Volunteer drivers are responsible to driving an eight person passenger van from the allocated pick up location in Hamilton to and from a variety of Federal institutions within the Kingston and Warkworth areas and back to the allocated drop off location in Hamilton.
Volunteers must be at least 25 years of age, possess a valid Ontario driver’s license (class G), a clean driver’s abstract and be willing to obtain a criminal reference check.
Volunteers must demonstrate an awareness of and respect for passenger confidentiality.
Volunteers must agree to a minimum one year commitment.
If you are interested in becoming a Transportation Program volunteer driver, or would like more information on the program, please contact:
905-522-4446 Ext. 262
|Benefits||Honorarium to cover meals. |
|Clients||Families (including children) and friends who have loved ones incarcerated in a Federal Institution in Kingston or Warkworth.|
|Dates and Times||Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (6:30 a.m. to 7:00 or 8:00 p.m.)|
|Location||Departing from Hamilton to Kingston/Warkworth and returning to Hamilton.|
|Number of Positions||Not Limited: 5 individual(s) |
5 individual(s) needed in total.
|Ages||25 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Minimum Hours||13 / Month|
|Commitment Length||Long Term (more than 12 months) - Minimum one year commitment.|
|Training||Orientation ; Training on the job|
|Transportation||Drivers Licence Required ; Drivers Licencs, Driver's Abstract and Criminal Reference Check required.|
|Interaction Level||Small Group|
|Volunteer Categories||Driving ; Offender/Ex-Offender Support|
|Skills/Experience||* Good driving skills. |
* Able to relate to the passengers in a supportive manner.
|Additional Requirements||* Adhere to the agency's Code of Ethics. |
* Adhere to the agency's Confidentiality Standards.
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|Organization Name||John Howard Society of Hamilton Burlington & Area|
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