Job Posting 101303

Seniors Transportation Coordinator
Archway Community Services
Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closed 9 days ago (Thu, 16 May)
part time - temporary / contract  •  $24.00 per hour

JOB POSTING #2024-45-01

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Seniors Community Van Service

Seniors Transportation Coordinator

Wage: $24.00 per hour

Part Time: 10 hours per week, Tuesdays and Thursdays   

 Temporary until March 31, 2025

 

Coordinate Transportation for Seniors to/from locations in/out of Abbotsford

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Location:  Abbotsford

On Site

Job Summary:

The Seniors Transportation Coordinator oversees the day-to-day operations of the Community Van Initiative, and works with volunteers to provide transportation for members of the community. Transportation includes shuttles to/from drop-in centers & local shelters, rides in the community, and to medical appointments in/outside Abbotsford.  This position is responsible for program development, implementation, and delivery.  

Your Role:

Archway’s Seniors Transportation Coordinator with the Community Van Service contributes by:

  • Receiving ride requests from clients, scheduling volunteer drivers, and planning and assigning transportation routes accordingly.
  • Liaising with community agencies and stakeholder groups to ensure the program meets the community’s requirements and needs for seniors.
  • Ensuring the society vehicle is properly maintained and is in good working order.
  • Recruiting and training volunteer candidates for volunteer driver positions.
  • Collecting payments and creating invoices for Medical Transportation trips outside of the Abbotsford area.
  • Collects and maintains program data. Reports data quarterly and annually.

This position is a great fit for someone who has great planning and organizing skills, is able to maintain and update schedules, has great interpersonal skills, and understands the barriers and challenges low-income seniors face.   

 

 

Our Offer

  • Wage: $24.00 per hour
  • A part-time position at 10 hours per week, availability Tuesdays to Thursdays, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM.  
  • Temporary until March 31, 2025.
  • Perks include:
    • Great in-house training opportunities.
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes online access to wellness resources.
    • Rewarding work in a positive environment.
    • Work/life balance.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • A high school diploma, Adult Graduation Diploma, or equivalent.
  • A diploma in Social Work or Human Services is an asset.
  • A valid BC Class 5 driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Experience in a customer service and/or dispatch role.
  • Experience working with traditionally marginalized population groups, such as seniors, and individuals experiencing homelessness.
  • Experience coordinating the work of a small team or managing a group of volunteers is an asset.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • Well-developed networking and relationship building skills.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills.
  • Able to use Microsoft Office 365 and virtual meeting platforms such as Microsoft Teams.
  • Able to work efficiently and assign appropriate priorities and tasks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Able to effectively interact in a diplomatic, collaborative, professional and results-oriented manner.
  • Ability to drive clients to/from drop-in centers, and in the community, with the use of a society vehicle.
  • Ability to effectively switch tasks to respond to priorities.
  • Ability for in-person contact with on-site staff and clients, requiring adherence to health and safety
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check is a condition of employment.

Closing date is May 16, 2024.

 

 

 

No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies.  If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age.  

 

We acknowledge that we gather on the traditional and unceded territory of the Stō:ló people. Stō:ló territory extends from the mouth of the Fraser River to Boston Bar. Locally, this includes the Matsqui First Nation and Sumas First Nation. We give them thanks for sharing their land and resources with us.

 

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