Wheels of Hope Drivers

(Canadian Cancer Society, Durham Region)

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Position ID: V-OSH1329 Last Modified: 10 Sep 2019 Last Full Update: 10 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactHeather Johnson, Senior Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement, Canadian Cancer Society; Phone: 905-434-6405; Email: heather.johnson@ontario.cancer.ca
DutiesDrivers use their own vehicles to take patients to their cancer-related appointments  
Wheels of Hope transportation program improve access for the one in five adults and families in Ontario who need transportation assistance to get to their treatments and appointments * work in partnership with your transportation convener * confirm transportation arrangements as directed * 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
More Info Linkwww.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/transportation-on/?region=on
BenefitsBe 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
ClientsWheels of Hope transportation program provides rides for adults 18+ and for families with children
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Commit to a regular weekly driving day
SeasonsYear Round
LocationMedical centres in Durham Region
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - On-line ; Training is provided - On-line and face-to-face ; Training on the job - Buddy Ride ; Orientation, training and staff support provided.
TransportationDriver License required - G class licence ; Car required
Application Deadline31 Oct 2019
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Durham Region

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