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(Canadian Red Cross Society, Hamilton Branch)

Position ID: 1653 Last Modified: 06 Nov 2012 Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2012
Opportunity Details
ContactMs Theresa Keast, Volunteer Coordinator, Canadian Red Cross Hamilton - Flamborough; Phone: 905-522-8485 ext 1254; Fax: 905-522-2826; Email:
Duties* To drive program participants to medical and rehabilitation appointments, driving Red Cross vehicles. 
* To uphold the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. 
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
We are seeking individuals that are available once a week or once every two weeks for approximately four hours. You can inform us what days are best suitable for you and if you prefer either morning or afternoon. This program is available Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationLooking for drivers in Hamilton and Flamborough
Number of PositionsNot Limited: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total. 
Several positions available in Hamilton-Wentworth.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Commitment LengthLong Term (more than 12 months) ; This is an on-going program so the commitment length is entirely up to the individual. We prefer a commitment of a year.
TrainingOrientation ; * Branch orientation.  
* Program orientation with an experienced volunteer.  
* Emergency First Aid Course for volunteers driving branch vehicles, optional for volunteers that wish to drive their own vehicles.
TransportationOn Bus Route ; Drivers Licence Required ; * Class 'G' Drivers Licence required with two years driving experience. 
* Must be willing to drive to the branch to pick up Red Cross vehicles.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Must interact with clients, staff and fellow volunteers.
Start DateOn or after 20 Sep 2012
Police CheckRequired
Volunteer CategoriesAssistant ; Assistant - Senior's Programs & Services ; Driving ; Porter
Skills/Experience* Valid Class 'G' drivers license and safe driving record.  
* Be a safe and courteous driver.  
* Understand the importance of participant confidentiality.  
* Have a genuine interest and understanding of a diverse clientele.
Additional RequirementsAll individuals wishing to participate in this program will have an interview, must provide three references and have a Police Criminal Records Search and Ministry of Transportation driving record (drivers abstract) completed; Red Cross will provide drivers abstract.
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Organization NameCanadian Red Cross Society, Hamilton Branch
Address & Map
400 King St E
Hamilton, ON L8N 1C3
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Office Phone905-522-8485
Toll Free Phone1-800-418-1111.