Class 4 Volunteer Driver Needed for Seniors Program

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Class 4 Volunteer Driver Needed for Seniors Program

Burnaby Neighbourhood House (BNH) is looking for a volunteer driver to pick up seniors in the south Burnaby area to attend our seniors programs. This transportation service is crucial to enabling seniors with transportation and mobility challenges to attend our programs, socialize with others, have a nutritious meal, and engage in their community.

A driver is needed on Wednesdays & Fridays. Availability on only one day, or on an occasional basis is welcome as well.

Qualifications
– Class 4 driver’s license required
– Good interpersonal skills, friendly and sociable
– Enjoy working with seniors from all cultural backgrounds and different physical abilities, and treat them with respect
– Ability to assist seniors with mobility challenges in and out of the van (no lifting required)

Benefits & Recognition
– Contribute to the social well-being of seniors in the community
– Contribute to breaking down barriers of transportation, enabling seniors to participate in the programs
– Learn various aspects of working with seniors
– Volunteer recognition events

Deliverables / Duties
Wednesdays – Social Activity Drop-in (12-3pm)

Driver leaves at 11am to pick up seniors in the Burnaby area, in the BNH van, to bring them to the neighbourhood house for the program. The driver leaves at 1:30-2pm to drive them home. The volunteer is welcome to participate in the program and interact with participants

Fridays – Lunch Program (11am-1:30pm)

Driver leaves at 10am to pick up seniors in the Burnaby area, in the BNH van, to bring them to the neighbourhood house for the program. The driver leaves at 1:30-2pm to drive them home afterwards. Volunteers receive free lunch!

Other Requirements
This position requires a class 4 license, a clean driver’s record, and criminal record check.

Contact
Abdul
604-431-0400
volunteer@burnabynh.ca

2 comments:

Rod BuffeeJuly 12, 2015 at 11:01 amReply

As I saw that this was posted Sept. 2014 is it still available?
Me? Just retired West Vancouver Transit driver looking for volunteer driving.
Live here in Burnaby and enjoy meeting people and helping where needed.

BurnabyNHJuly 13, 2015 at 2:11 pmReply

Hi Rod,

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Burnaby Neighbourhood House. The Seniors Together Program is a social gathering of seniors and is running on Fridays from 9:30am-1:30pm. The program need a driver with class 4 driver license to bring seniors to the program from home and take them back after the program finishes.

Please note that an ICBC abstract and completion of an RCMP criminal check is required for this volunteer position. If you would like to apply for this position, please email me at volunteer@burnabynh.ca or call me at 604-431-0400 to set a date and time for an interview.
Sincerely,
Abdul Salehzai
Coordinator of Community Volunteer Program
100-4460 Beresford St., Burnaby, BC V5H 0B8 (Beside Metrotown Skytrain Station)
P: 604-431-0400
F: 604-431-9499
E: volunteer@burnabynh.ca
W: http://www.burnabynh.ca
FB: facebook.com/Burnaby Neighbourhood House

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