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Transportation Assistant

Transportation Assistant

Mission ElderHelp provides personalized services and information that help seniors live independently and with dignity.

Values Compassion ~ Integrity ~ Community ~ Accountability ~ Respect ~ Excellence

Position Expectations ElderHelp’s Transportation Assistant is an organized, patient, flexible and adaptable person with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

POSITION SUMMARY The Transportation Assistant handles a wide range of support-related tasks for the Seniors A Go Go program. The Transportation Assistant works closely with the Transportation Coordinator to help seniors access transportation and ensure the day-to-day functions of the program are met.

REPORTS TO Transportation Coordinator

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 Helps the Transportation Coordinator return all voicemails and schedule rides
 Interfaces with clients to provide ride updates and other important program information
 Schedules and coordinates a minimum of 6 field trips each year for enrolled clients
 Maintains monthly program statistics and submits to supervisor on time
 Assists with member enrollments and discharges
 Attends program team meetings as needed and directed by Transportation Coordinator
 Provides rides to members as needed and directed by Transportation Coordinator
 Uses RideScheduler (web-based software) to log ride information
 Adheres to ElderHelp’s values and mission
 Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate is detail and deadline oriented as well as organized. The candidate must be prompt and have excellent communication skills. Experience working with seniors preferred.

COMPENSATION This is a part time position. 20-25 hours per week. Hourly wage of $11.50-$12.50/hour.

HOW TO APPLY Submit cover letter and resume to Nansi Kiwanuka, nkiwanuka@elderhelpofsandiego.org no later than June 30, 2017. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone inquiries please.

This Job Posting is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required by this job classification.

ElderHelp of San Diego is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity in its many forms. ElderHelp does not discriminate in its employment practices or policies on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, age, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability.