Van drivers transport guests from the overnight host Congregations to the Day Center at the YMCA (70 Forest Ave.) in the morning, and from the Day Center back to the overnight host congregation in the evening using a 15-passenger van.
4. Arrive at 4:30 and close up the Day Center.
5. Transport guests from the Day Center to the host congregation at approximately 5:00 p.m.
6. Transport van to overnight parking area.
7. Provide hospitality to guests and maintain guest confidentiality at all times.
Drivers report and are accountable to the Associate Director.
The van driver 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. Must be able to comfortably lift 40 pounds. 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.
Both morning and evening shifts are compensated at 1.5 hours each at a minimum. The Sunday morning shift is longer because it includes an extra trip to transport the beds between Host Congregations.
GPFP provides the 15-passenger van, which is insured.
Background checks are required for the van driver including a driving record check. GPFP will request the background checks and pay the related cost upon completion of the application and consent by the van driver applicant.
This position pays $13/hr. Benefits of working for GPFP include the opportunity to provide a meaningful service to a nonprofit organization and the families it serves; also an opportunity to interact with people from diverse backgrounds.
Send inquiries to Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org