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Volunteer Drivers

Organization: The Good Companions

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Aug 30, 2019


The Good Companions is a not-for-profit organization that offers programs and services in partnership with volunteers to promote, enhance and support the well-being, independence, and zest for living of both seniors and of adults with physical disabilities in the Ottawa area.


Nikkie Snagg

613-236-0428 Ext. 2230


Volunteer Opportunity Address
670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON


Good for people interested in: Transportation of people

You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteer Drivers transfer seniors and adults with physical disabilities to and from medical appointments in Ottawa. By donating your services, you will be enabling seniors to access the medical care they need. Applicants for this opportunity must have a safe vehicle, the ability to maintain confidentiality, strong interpersonal and time management skills and successfully complete the screening process. This opportunity has the unique ability to work around one s schedule (e.g. specific weekday availability), as drivers approve all rides they are able to accept. All drives occur Monday-Friday during business hours based on client requests and volunteer availability. Drivers are not requested to work on designated holidays.

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes