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Volunteer Driver - Children's Aid Society of Toronto

We at the Childrenʼs Aid Society of Toronto invite our community members across the Greater Toronto Area to become Volunteer Drivers to support children, youth and families who receive our services. You'll play an integral role in ensuring children and youth, from infants to teenagers, are transported safely to and from family visits, Foster Care homes and residences, appointments and more.

Qualifications

In addition to wanting to make a positive impact on local families, our Volunteer Drivers must:

Be at minimum of 21 years of age
Be licensed to drive for a minimum of 5 years
Own an automobile and possess a valid Class G driverʼs license
Maintain a vehicle in good working condition and show ongoing proof of insurance
Physically carry out the essential role functions
Attend periodic training, development meetings and supervision

Driving in your community

Our Volunteer Drivers primarily support children, youth and families in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. We offer a range of driving schedules during the day time, evening and weekends.

As a warm and welcoming member of our team you will:

Offer on-time door-to-door transportation service for children and youth, including sibling groups
Follow the rules of the road and ensure you have the appropriate car seats
Lift babies, small children, car seats and bags
Maintain confidentiality of children, youth and families
Communicate with our staff and complete administrative requirements

Volunteer Drivers with the Children's Aid Society of Toronto are reimbursed for mileage and cell phone use.

Supporting you, supporting families

When you begin as a Volunteer Driver, you'll be provided with a detailed orientation focused on our processes, procedures, equipment training, and how to support the unique needs of children and youth. Following the initial training, you'll continue to be assisted by our staff who will be available to support you, as required.

When:

Contact Children's Aid Society of Toronto for time expectations of this role.

For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator.

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