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Description:

Bus Driver - CityKidz

Overview: We are seeking a reliable and safety-conscious Bus Driver to join our CityKidz team. A CityKidz Bus Driver will be responsible for safely operating a bus while adhering to all traffic and CityKidz requirements. This position involves transporting kids, youth and volunteers to and from their homes to the main CityKidz Building, ensuring a comfortable and secure journey.

Responsibilities:
• Safely operate a bus while adhering to all traffic rules and regulations
• Transport CityKidz and Youth to designated locations in a timely and safe manner.
• Ensure the safety and security of passengers.
• Adhere to outlined routes and schedules.
• Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure the bus is in proper working condition.
• Report any incidents, accidents, or mechanical issues to staff.

Requirements:
• Valid C or B driver’s license.
• Clean driving record.
• Excellent driving skills and knowledge of traffic laws.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to handle stressful situations calmly and effectively.

Benefits as a Bus Driver Volunteer:
• Driving Skills: Bus drivers hone their driving skills, becoming adept at maneuvering large vehicles in different conditions and terrains while ensuring passenger safety.
• Safety Awareness: They develop a keen sense of safety protocols, learning to prioritize the well-being of passengers and pedestrians on the road.
• Customer Service: Interacting with kids and youth helps you to develop strong customer service skills, in ways such as effective communication and conflict resolution.
• Time Management: Following schedules and adhering to specific routes teaches effective time management and the ability to handle unexpected delays or changes.
• Problem-Solving: Dealing with various situations, from traffic congestion to passenger issues, improves problem-solving abilities and decision-making skills.

When:

1-5 hours per week.

Address:
CityKidz, Burlington Street East, Hamilton, ON, Canada

For more information, please contact Tracey Veldhuiz.

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