Driver

Job Title:

Driver

Skills Needed:

  • Love and appreciation for older or disabled adults
  • Patient, encouraging, and enthusiastic attitude
  • Willingness to maintain confidentiality
  • Communicate effectively with the elderly and disabled
  • Valid NC Drivers License
  • Safe driving record
  • Use of volunteer’s vehicle

Duties:

  • Safely transport older or disabled adults to and from medical appointments, and/or errands assigned
  • Destinations may most often include, but are not limited to, Kernersville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point. Drivers may choose to drive locally to their preferred areas in the Triad
  • Collect adequate service recipient information i.e. telephone number, directions to home and destination
  • Call the service recipient upon acceptance of assignment to assure older or disabled person of your arrival time
  • Communicate with The Shepherd's Center Staff regarding challenges, issues, and questions, and availability
  • Report to office the number of hours spent on each trip

Location of Duties:

To and from Service Recipient’s home and Triad area destinations

Time Required:

At the convenience of the volunteer

Training / Preparation:

Training provided by program coordinator or other Shepherd's Center designee. Additional updates or additional training as needed and determined by program coordinator or The Shepherd’s Center staff.

Supervisor:

Program Coordinator or designated Shepherd’s Center Staff Member