Jewish Family & Career Services (JFCS) is a nonprofit, comprehensive human services organization that provides care, counseling and guidance for people of any age, religion or ethnic origin. We give people the skills and tools to manage transitions and to meet life’s challenges relating to family, relationships, aging, education, work and financial stability.
JFCS is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:
1. JFCS PALS DRIVER
JFCS PALS Driver will transport clients (primarily elderly) to medical and social appointments, shopping, outings and errands-some of these clients may be wheelchair bound and will require special attention in transporting. The driver will strictly adhere to safe driving practices and will not operate a cell phone while driving.
Role and Responsibilities
Pick up clients at designated addresses and transport to appointed destinations as per daily schedule.
Stay in touch with JFCS office regarding any changes or pertinent information.
Pick-up and return daily manifest of scheduled rides with any pertinent information provided.
Visually check vehicle daily for any damage or safety concerns, tire inflation, etc.
Maintain vehicle as to cleanliness and regularly scheduled maintenance items.
Let JFCS staff know of any issues with clients that might be of concern liability or otherwise.
Provide stand-by assistance to clients as they embark and disembark van.
Ensure that seatbelts are on all riders and assist as necessary.
Escort client on errands and to complete appointments as requested.
Assist with other tasks on behalf of agency that involve transportation.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Valid driver’s license and current and clean DMV record. Driver is required to read, follow instructions and directions and interact well with older adults
For further information regarding the above position, please contact Kathryn Fetter at 502-452-6341 ext. 258