Van Driver - Hutchins
Volunteers of America Texas

Hutchins, Texas

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VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA - Texas
Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: Van Driver
Location: Hutchins, TX

Rate of Pay: $19.60 per hour (15.00 hrly rate plus $4.60 p/hr additional Fringe Pay)

SIGN ON BONUS $1,000

HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

The Van Driver is primarily responsible for transporting clients. Van drivers are also responsible for supply pick-ups, general vehicle cleanliness, and routine maintenance of the vehicle. Van drivers may perform the duties of a residential re-entry monitor.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Specific Van Driver Duties

  • Transports clients to required appointments, community service providers, and medical assistance.
  • Maintains reports on vehicle maintenance and mileage and ensures vehicle mileage is documented each time vehicle is used.
  • Maintains the overall cleanliness of the company vehicle. Ensure that no eating, drinking, or smoking is permitted in the vehicle.
  • Uses vehicle to conduct VOA-TX business as directed.
  • Purchases gas, oil and maintenance of the vehicle at the designated service station; submits all receipts to immediate supervisor at the end of each shift.
  • Reports all accidents immediately. Complete accident report immediately at the scene of the accident. Secure complete information on all parties involved and forward accident report to the Facility Director.
  • Ensures the safety of the clients while in transit and observes all federal, state, and local laws at all times.
Specific Monitor Duties
  • Maintains the overall security and operational control of the assigned facility.
  • Maintains chronological written records of events that occur during the shift.
  • Monitors client movements inside and outside the facility.
  • Controls contraband in facility through general observation, facility searches, and client searches.
  • Ensures facility cleanliness by assigning and monitoring client work, morning duty, and extra duty assignments.
  • Observes client behavior and reports to the Lead Residential Monitor in a timely manner any situations that are irregular or exceptional.
  • Obtains urine specimens and breath samples to monitor client substance usage.
  • Performs partial intake on new clients.
  • Makes periodic tours of the facility and the grounds to ensure high level of security by observation and corrective action, if necessary.
  • Monitors number of clients and their activities.
  • Monitors visitor activities.
  • Secures and inventories personal possessions of clients who leave the facility.
  • Assists clients with short-term coping and problem solving.
  • Assists clients in the utilization of public transportation.
  • Monitors main and secondary entrances to the facility and answer telephones.
  • Ensures compliance with VOA-TX policies and procedures, standard operating procedures, and sponsoring agency requirements.
  • Monitors, observes, and records client self-administration of medication.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or equivalent OR transferable work experience that meets the desired qualifications for this position. A high school diploma or equivalent and experience in a residential setting is preferred.
  • A Texas Drivers License is required, clear MVR and the ability to be insured.

Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type
Full-Time

Location
Hutchins, TX

Job Type
Transportation

Experience
Not Specified

Date Posted
04/28/2022

Job ID
708904


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