Van Driver (volunteer)
Job Summary: The volunteer van driver transports guests from the overnight host Congregations to the Day Center in the morning, and from the Day Center back to the overnight host Congregation in the evening using a 15-Passenger van. In addition, volunteer van drivers may transport guests to daytime appointments from the Day Center.
- Pick up guests from the host Congregation at approximately 6:30 a.m. and transport them to the Day Center.
- Open the Day Center and remain with guests until a staff member or another volunteer arrives at 8:00 a.m.
- Transport guests from the Day Center to the host Congregation at approximately 5:30 p.m.
- Provide hospitality to guests and maintain guest confidentiality at all times.
Supervision: The volunteer van drivers must be at least 25 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and have a driving record that shows no DUIs, and no accidents or moving violations in the past three years. Van drivers must also have an ability to relate well to people from diverse backgrounds and a sensitivity to the issues related to family homelessness. In addition, volunteer van drivers must demonstrate a commitment to protecting guest confidentiality.
Hours: The morning shift requires volunteers to be at the host Congregation at approximately 6:30 am and remain with guest until approximately 8:00 am. The evening shifts requires volunteers to pick up guests from the Day Center at approximately 5:00 pm and transport them to the host Congregation. Daytime volunteer hours vary.
Benefits: The opportunity to provide hospitality to guests and to interact with people from diverse backgrounds.