Positions Available: 2

Compensation:$18.74 to 20.25 per hour

Unionized Position: Yes

Union: CUPE L3358

Hours of Work: 70 hours bi-weekly

Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

Reporting to the Client Services Manager, The Driver will transport clients to and from appointments or the Adult Day Programs using the organization’s fleet of vehicles. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Drive clients to and from appointments and/or Adult Day Programs using the organization’s vehicles;
  • Assist clients to embark and disembark from the vehicles and escort them to their destination;
  • Participate in the day-to-day upkeep of the organizations’ vehicles, including vehicle start-up checks, gas and oil and reporting any problems;
  • Report any client behavioural changes or any other areas of concern.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma or educational equivalent;
  • Valid Ontario Bus License – Level B, C, E or F;
  • Experience Driving a bus for 3 years more;
  • Valid Ontario Vehicle Insurance;
  • Clean Drivers Abstract

Key skills and abilities we are looking for:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Self-directed and independent, but also experienced in working effectively as a member of team, which includes internal and external stakeholders;
  • Experience in working with seniors and diverse ethnic groups;
  • Fluency in a second language is a strong asset.

Special Requirements:

  • Criminal background check;
  • Must be able to work scheduled shifts between Monday – Saturday and evenings up to 9:00pm.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Reconnect, all new hires must have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada prior to their start date and will be required to show proof. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon Reconnect’ s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Who we are:

Reconnect Community Health Services is a not-for-profit health service organization located in the west end of Toronto. We provide services for seniors, caregivers, and people living with mental health and addictions concerns.

Application Process:

All interested applicants who meet the qualifications listed above are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by clicking “Apply Now”

To request an accommodation in the application process, contact us by phone at 416-899-7894 or by email at jobs@reconnect.on.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Reconnect Community Health Services

Reconnect Community Health Services promotes the principles of and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We strongly encourage applicants with lived experiences, from Indigenous communities, people of all races, colors, ethnic origins, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations to apply. We recognize that equitable access to employment is an agent in social change.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $18.74-$20.25 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match

Experience:

  • Driving a bus: 3 years (preferred)
  • working with seniors: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Ontario Bus License – Level B, C, E or F (required)
  • Clean Drivers Abstract (required)
  • High School Diploma or educational equivalent (required)

Work Location: On the road

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