Driver for Older Adults

Opportunity ID: 19

Organization Details
Organization Name: Caregiving With Confidence
Address: 200-280 Smith St.
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1K2
Website: http://caregivingwithconfidence.org
Organizational Description: Caregiving with Confidence (formerly Rupert's Land Caregiver Services) exists to provide services supporting caregivers of elderly persons in their own home in Winnipeg.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Caregiving with Confidence (formerly Rupert's Land Caregiver Services') transportation program - Ring-A-Ride needs volunteers to drive seniors in South West Winnipeg to appointments, shopping and social outings. This is very flexible, as volunteers can be available from multiple times a week, to once a month - whenever your schedule allows (also evenings & weekends). Compensation for gas and parking is provided.
Skills Required: All volunteer drivers must be at least 18 years of age and have a good driving record, safe vehicle, and a desire to work with seniors.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Volunteer driving is an excellent opportunity to develop interpersonal and communication skills. Volunteers gain experience working with caregivers and seniors in a casual setting. This is a perfect opportunity for individuals seeking experience and training in the social service field, or those looking to connect with older adults.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
No minimum commitment required. We have weekday, weekend, holiday, seasonal and occasional driver positions available.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: volunteer@caregivingwithconfidence.org
Phone: 204-452-9491
In Person
Closing Date: Jan 31, 2019
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