Van Driver
at Volunteers of America National Services

Date Posted: 12/21/2018

Job Description

Come be the FIRST SMILE of our organization! We are hiring a FT Van Driver, for our Senior Citizens.

Job Snap Shot:OBJECTIVE: 

Responsible for the safe and timely transportation of Senior CommUnity Care (SCC) participants.  

 

  1. Responsible for Senior CommUnity Care passengers during transport, providing care in a manner which ensures participant satisfaction.
  2. Follows assigned schedule, makes adjustments to meet unanticipated changes, while considering the needs of the participant and requirements of the PACE Center.  Communicates these changes to dispatch.
  3. Operates equipment safely and in compliance with vehicle licensing regulations.
  4. Maintains and completes daily required records i.e., Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections, gasoline purchases.
  5. Immediately reports to Transportation Coordinator, any vehicle or cell phone operating problems, malfunction, or incidents out of the ordinary routine.
  6. Transports participants to and from medical/specialist appointments, and activity outings, as requested by the Interdisciplinary Team via the plan of care.

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:  

 

  • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • Must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent required. Valid NCDL and CLEAN driving record.

Experience:  Have a minimum of one year experience in working with the frail elderly and driving passengers.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Snapshot

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Volunteers of America National Services

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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