Volunteer Posting 1680

Driver for Children & Families
Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services
Central Ontario, Southern Ontario
Rama First Nation, additional locations throughout Ontario.
flexible / as needed
closes in 44 days (Fri, 30 Aug)

Volunteer Drivers use their own vehicle to provide transportation for children, youth and families working with Dnaagdawenmaag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services who have transportation needs. Volunteers assist with rides to family visits, school and medical appointments, while being reimbursed for the use of their vehicle at 0.56¢ /km.


Volunteer Role Description:

  • Assist Children, Youth and Families with any transportation needs while being part of an Indigenous focused Child Well-Being agency
  • Fulfill one-time, or recurring drive requests as needed with no required commitment or minimum hour count
  • Maintain a communication pipeline with Agency staff, drivers, caregivers and others to ensure that drives are completed safely, punctually and accurately
  • Being highly patient and adaptive for sudden changes or cancelations to booked drives
  • Installation and use of child Car Seats (training provided)
  • Use of digital tools such as email, Adobe Acrobat for documentation, and Microsoft Excel for logging and submitting mileage (assistance and training provided)

Volunteer Impact:

  • Drivers help children foster and maintain their relationships with their family and caregivers
  • Assist in the ongoing plan to provide children, youth and families with high quality service and means of transportation they may not have otherwise
  • Spend time and build relationships with children and families.

Requirements

  • Valid G-Class Driver's License
  • 3 Years Drivers' Abstract (uncertified)
  • A vulnerable sector check, notarized within the last 6 months
  • Active Insurance Policy with $2 million liability coverage

Training Provided

  • Policies, procedures and mileage logging
  • Car Seat training, both theoretical and hands-on installations
  • Indigenous Wholistic Practices training
  • CPR / First Aid Training

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