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Driver Guide

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Time Details

Two to eight hours depending on location travelling to. Driving may involve travel out of town.

Location

Saskatoon.

Location Details
Community Location
Position Description

Driver Guide General Responsibilities:

 

  • Drive staff and volunteers with vision loss, provide support and orientation at their destination.
  • Ensures that CNIB vehicles are maintained and reports problems to supervisor or designate.  
  • When vehicle requires service/repair work, driver transports to/picks up the vehicle at the authorized location.
  • Maintains emergency kits for the vehicle.
  • May transport clients and other deliveries as directed by CNIB.
  • Performs any other related duties as requested.
     
Benefit of position
  • Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted; provide sighted assistance and companionship to a person in your community who is blind or partially sighted.
  • Develop or use experience and skills in client service.
  • Be part of a dedicated and passionate staff and volunteer team working to further CNIB’s mission.
  • Reference or confirmation of hours upon request, after 3 months’ successful participation as a volunteer.
Qualities, Skills and Training
  • Trustworthy, patient, empathetic and friendly
  • Reliable, organized and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent Driving Record, drivers abstract is required.
  • Orientation, including: about CNIB, about the people we help, about vision loss, and about volunteering at CNIB.
Position Commitment
Long Term
Application and contact information

If you are interested in this position contact program lead, volunteer & community engagement in Saskatoon by calling 1-306-374-4545 or use our online form

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