Driver Guide

Organization Details
Organization Name: CNIB
Address: 1080 Portage Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3G 3M3
Website: http://cnib.ca
Organizational Description: CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Objective:
Provide community-based support; drive clients, staff and/or volunteers who are blind or partially sighted and are travelling on CNIB business.

Responsibilities & Tasks:
Receive booking or schedule from supervisor
Drive staff person, volunteer or client to destination(s); provide sighted guide and sighted assistance as needed
Track and report mileage as directed
Track and report volunteer hours as directed

Boundaries:
Do not conduct client, volunteer or staff person's personal errands while on CNIB business.

Commitment:
Minimum six months
Flexible hours, scheduled hours vary but could include evenings and weekends as scheduled with staff
Agree to abide by CNIB's Volunteer Code of Conduct, including policies and procedures concerning confidentiality, conflict of interest, and the prevention of workplace harassment and violence.
Skills Required: Excellent driving skills; clean driving record, valid driver's license, minimum $2 million liability insurance (if driving own car)
Patient, empathetic and friendly
Reliable and organized
Orientation, including: About CNIB, About the people we help, About sight loss, and About volunteering at CNIB
Training specific to the position
If younger than 25 special permission must be obtained by Executive Director for both own car and CNIB vehicles
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Benefits of volunteering:
Competitive mileage rate
Making a difference as a part of a dedicated and passionate staff/volunteer team working to further CNIB's mission
Appreciation from client or participant match
Developing and using existing experience and skills in customer service
Access to training events to develop skills
Confirmation of hours upon request, reference after 3 months' successful participation as a volunteer
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Minimum six months Flexible hours, scheduled hours vary but could include evenings and weekends as scheduled with staff
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: manitoba@cnib.ca
In Person
Online: cnib.ca/en/form/volunteer-application
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
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