Volunteer Drivers

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pick up, drive and assist (as necessary) individual requiring transportation.
  • Assist individual in having prescription filled after appointment if required.
  • Provide Resource Coordinator with details of driving session once completed.
  • Keep information about client CONFIDENTIAL.

Time Commitment

  • Assignments will be made as per availability of volunteer.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Valid Manitoba Driver’s License
  • Valid Auto Insurance
  • Knowledge of streets and parking in downtown and other areas of Winnipeg.
  • Comfortable driving in Winnipeg, especially downtown.
  • Friendly personality.
  • Ability to interact well with people.

Lines of Communication

  • MSS Resource Coordinator is the primary contact. Resource Coordinator will provide the client with a list of drivers
  • Client will make contact and provide the driver with all the details related to the appointment
  • Transportation is paid by the senior to the driver at a predetermined rate of .43/km.

Special Considerations: Volunteer drivers are reimbursed for mileage and parking.