Summary:

Ready To Go, a program operated by Good News Garage, provides rides to individuals and families who lack reliable transportation. Ready To Go drivers transport clients safely, courteously and efficiently. Our Drivers make a difference in their local communities!

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys an active job that makes a big impact! Join a friendly team in a flexible, welcoming work environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

Transport Ready To Go clients in a safe, courteous, and timely manner according to schedule

Assist child and adult riders entering/exiting the vehicle and escort from vehicle to destination, as needed

Understand and use child safety seats appropriately

Use smart phone to navigate, record accurate ride data, communicate with dispatch, etc.

Qualifications required:

Excellent driver with good vision, a clean driving record and valid driver’s license

Personable, patient, and friendly demeanor, putting riders and parents at ease

Clear communicator with independent decision-making abilities; a readiness willing to work closely with general public, and staff as a courteous Ascentria Care Alliance representative

Must be able to effectively use smartphones and GPS app to locate clients and destinations

Must be available 6:00 am to 6:00 pm., on average, but not driving more than 8 hours during that time period.

About The Company:

Good News Garage launched in Burlington, Vermont in 1996 as one of the nation’s first car donation nonprofits providing affordable and reliable transportation options for people in need. Ready To Go Drivers enable our clients to access essential life activities, including work, job training and childcare. Drivers provide barriers presented by a lack of reliable transportation. Meet two of our Drivers, Lydia and Dave, in this short video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KprTIJpgrDk

Good News Garage is a member of Ascentria Care Alliance, one of the largest human services organizations in New England. With locations throughout New England, Ascentria is creating measurable, positive impact in communities by empowering people to reach beyond life’s challenges and thrive.

Ascentria Care Alliance celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or disabled Veteran status. Candidates who identify as BIPOC, multilingual or have lived experience with immigration or human services are encouraged to apply.

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-04-21

Expiry Date : 2022-07-21

Job type : Part Time

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