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Driver - Pomona Hope for Homes Services Center

Adult Services | Pomona, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Transports individual program participants to and from various locations such as human service and community provider locations, work sites and medical facilities
  • Responsible for care and maintenance of the VOALA vehicle, washes and cleans interior and exterior, and takes vehicle for routine maintenance and repairs
  • Maintains trip records as well as mileage and gasoline usage records
  • Assists passengers in securing wheelchairs, car seats and other mobility devices
  • May perform facility maintenance, janitorial, and/or other duties as required

Requirements:

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED or equivalent work experience

Experience:

  • Must have valid Commercial Driver's license and a clean live scan clearance
  • Must have a clean driving record to be insurable by VOALA insurance
  • Basic automotive knowledge and ability to operate van
  • Must be able to perform physical activities
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs on a regular basis without assistance
  • Bending and sitting continually
  • Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English
  • Must be able to work a graveyard
  • Must pass a Live Scan
  • Provides a social and emotional culture that supports and builds teamwork through a solution oriented approach; works constructively through any site conflicts

Special Skills Required to Perform this Position:

  • Must be flexible, possess the ability to take direction and enjoy working both independently and autonomously when necessary
  • Must be flexible and willing to work weekends/evenings as necessary
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills as well as the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at once with attention to detail; and adapt to change as needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a genuine desire to model and facilitate productive communication in the workplace
  • Tuberculosis screening updated annually

Preferred Skills for this Position:

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.