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Driver Coordinator


Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: May 29, 2020


The Ottawa Paw Pantry is currently recruiting a Driver Coordinator (volunteer position) to review driver role and responsibilities with delivery driver candidates, guide applicants through on-boarding process, assign and coordinate with volunteers to ensure monthly deliveries have been completed.

Our driver volunteers are at the core of our service and enable us to deliver to our clients. This role will have a major impact on our day-to-day operations and capacities. The Driver Coordinator will work closely with the Logistics Manager and Volunteer Manager.
Review and contact potential volunteer drivers with the help of the Volunteer Manager
Ensure drivers have completed the non-disclosure agreement and police record check prior to beginning.
Flags potential conflicts or problems to the Logistics Manager and aids in finding solutions.
Liaises with the Logistics Manager to identify areas where volunteer drivers are needed
Provide onboarding for new drivers, such as walking them through the pickup process at the storage unit

Organization skills
Attention to detail
Access to phone and computer on a regular basis to communicate with volunteers
Working knowledge of a smartphone and Google Docs preferred
Strong volunteer-facing communication skills
Tact and diplomacy, ability to assess and make decisions on the spot

Email with the position as the subject line, and tell us why you’d make a great Driver Coordinator.



Volunteer Opportunity Address


Good for people interested in: Transportation of goods; Administration/Office

You will be working with: Disadvantaged

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - None of the above

Police record check required: Yes