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Wheels of Hope - Volunteer Driver - Scarborough
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
As a driver for the Wheels of Hope transportation program you will improve access for the one in five adults and families in Ontario who need transportation assistance to get to their treatments and appointments. Learn more about Wheels of Hope here.
What is Involved?
Working in partnership with your transportation convener, you will commit to a regular weekly driving day, confirming transportation arrangements as directed. You will provide transportation for one or more clients to medical centres located in various cities in your area.
• Communicate with clients and transportation via email and phone.
• Provide safe reliable transportation in a 100% smoke free vehicle
• Become familiar with programs and services provided by the society and share those resources as needed.
Time Commitment: (Ongoing)
This is an ongoing position throughout the year. The expectation is that you will commit to a minimum of one regularly scheduled shift during the week. Specific shifts, availability and driving locations will be discussed at the interview stage.
What you bring to this position:
You are excited and motivated to provide people experiencing a cancer diagnosis with this practical and necessary service. Your willingness to engage with people from diverse backgrounds in a sensitive and thoughtful manner will be an encouragement to those in need of transportation assistance. You are able to complete your shift in a completely nonsmoking environment and you recognize the need to maintain confidentiality when communicating with people.
• Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer.
• Make a significant difference in the life of a person living with cancer.
• Mileage reimbursement
• Orientation, training and staff support provided.
If you feel you are a good fit, we would love to begin a conversation with you. Please complete a Volunteer Application Form and in the box marked 'other', please indicate the title of this position.
Thank you for your interest and support!