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Volunteer Driver - Summer Camp

Children/Youth Transportation

Family & Children's Services of the Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
During the months of June to August, Family and Children's Services supports hundreds of children as they go to summer camp. For many of the children we support, transportation to and from camp is a significant barrier. Please help us give kids the best summer ever!!

Do you have some extra time in your week this summer, a reliable vehicle, and looking to make a difference in your community? We have been waiting for you! Our children and youth need your help to get to summer camp!!! Help us help children & youth!! If you have time this summer, have a vehicle and want to help make a positive memory for a child, become a CAMP Driver!

Family and Children’s Services of Waterloo Region is currently taking applications for SUMMER VOLUNTEER DRIVERS to assist our youngest community members get to summer camp. Volunteer Drivers provide transportation as a key component to creating a network of support for families and children. As a Volunteer Driver, you get a chance to help others and make new connections, while having your mileage reimbursed!

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 21+

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Driver/Transportation

Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Time Management, Sensitivity, Empathy

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Volunteer training and orientation is provided, plus we provide a driver orientation, and child car seat/booster seat training for all new driver volunteers.
Working Conditions: You must have a G license with a good driving record, a vehicle in safe working condition, and 1 million dollars in liability insurance on your vehicle. We schedule drives during the timeslot that you indicate you are available to volunteer. Mileage for the drives is reimbursed. Child car seat training and car seats are provided. Onboarding and Orientation is required for all positions. We require volunteers to undergo an in-depth background check which includes Police Records Check, Child Welfare Check and a Reference Check. This is required due to the nature of the positions in a vulnerable sector.
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
9 months to a one-year commitment is required due to the length of the orientation/onboarding and training. Volunteers help out once a week or more depending on availability.
Current openings for Drivers are:
• School Day Drives 7:30-9:30 am or 2:30 – 4:30 pm (Daily/Weekly)
• Mornings 9:00 – 12:00 pm
• Evenings 4:00 – 8:00 pm
• Weekends (Sat/Sun)
You let us know when you are available during the openings listed above – and we will schedule your rides during those times.

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Volunteer Services
200 Ardelt Ave Kitchener, N2C 2L9
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Outside Waterloo Region

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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