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Van Driver

Volunteers of America Chesapeake Washington, DC Full-Time
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Job Title: Van Driver

Region: DC

Program: Medical Respite

Location: Washington DC

Classification: Full Time

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Sr. Program Director

Supervises: N/A

Proposed Salary: N/A

Travel Requirement: 100%



 



COMPANY OVERVIEW



At Volunteers of America Chesapeake, we provide services in MD, DC, VA and the Carolinas, we are an affiliate under the Volunteers of America National Organization. As a whole, Volunteers of America is more than a non-profit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes more than 16,000 employees nationwide and more than 70,000 volunteers working together to help individuals who need our help the most. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the organization. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities. Our tag line is Helping Americas most vulnerable.



JOB SUMMARY

The part-time van driver reports to the Intake Supervisor at The MD Hope Center. This position is responsible for transporting clients, patients, staff and equipment in a 15 passenger Ford van between various locations.



REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and more than one year of driving experience
  • Experience driving a 15-passenger van is a plus.
  • Must be able to adhere to road rules and regulations.
  • An acceptable driving record is required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to manage time effectively.
  • Must be able to work independently.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Safely transport clients, staff and patients, as well as various products and materials to and from specified locations in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of clients and company equipment, products, and materials.
  • Adjust travel routes to avoid traffic congestion or road construction to ensure that departures and arrivals are on time.
  • Use Global Positioning System (GPS) to plan routes.
  • Promptly inform the company of any tickets issued against the company vehicle during work hours.
  • Ensure that the company vehicle is always parked in areas that permit parking in order to avoid towing.
  • Keep the company vehicle clean and properly maintained by performing or ensuring regular washing, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Maintain a travel log to record work hours, travel time and locations traveled to.
  • Report any accidents, injuries, and vehicle damage to management.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and assist with transportation planning.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • The ability to safely operate a motor vehicle to transport oneself, consumers, and program supplies as necessary.
  • The ability to bend, twist, and lift up to 35 pounds.
  • Operating a vehicle requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements.
  • The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time

EFFECT ON END RESULT

  1. Safe and timely transport of all.
  2. Medical Respite transportation services are aligned to VOACC Core Values.
  3. Adherence to VOACC MVR Guidelines and Fleet Management policies and state/local jurisdiction driving laws

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF JOB DESCRIPTION

I have read the job description and understand accept the terms of employment with Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc.

PRINT NAME _______________________________________ DATE: ______________

SIGNATURE ________________________________________ DATE: ______________

EEO/AA



REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and more than one year of driving experience
  • Experience driving a 15-passenger van is a plus.
  • Must be able to adhere to road rules and regulations.
  • An acceptable driving record is required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to manage time effectively.
  • Must be able to work independently.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Washington, DC

Job Type

Nonprofit - Social Services

Experience

1 years

Date Posted

12/04/2022
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