Transportation Coordinator

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
SPRINT Senior Care
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)$20.46 - 21.77(Hourly)2019-05-212019-06-29

About SPRINT Senior Care:

We began caring for seniors and enabling seniors to care for themselves in 1983. We continue to do so today as an accredited, not-for-profit community support service agency in Toronto by offering a wide range of practical and low-cost services to seniors and their caregivers. Our services help seniors stay safe, connected, and live as independently as possible. They also prevent premature or inappropriate institutionalization.

We supply services regardless of ability, race, religion, ethnic origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, and are committed to LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) inclusiveness.

 

Position Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Bargaining Unit Position

 

Job Summary:

The Coordinator, Transportation works as part of a team to deliver, expand and enhance the Transportation program. The Coordinator works closely with the Supervisor and Manager. Main job responsibilities include client ride coordination, service monitoring, trouble-shooting, administrative duties, internal and inter-agency client ride scheduling, coordinating and directing the work of paid and volunteer drivers, coordinating the organization of client transportation needs and establishing logistical schedules for service, statistics and documentation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and implements service provision including daily communication with clients, caregivers, internal agency staff/volunteers, inter-agency partners, and referral sources; receives, records and schedules client ride requests to produce logistical schedules for service delivery.
  • Coordinates, directs, and troubleshoots the work of transportation drivers, both paid and volunteer.
  • Participates with internal agency staff (Social Work, Community Dining, Meals-on-Wheels, caregivers) and external sources (program partners and referral sources) for service provision.
  • Administrative tasks including data entry, maintaining computer records, photocopying, filing and responding to telephone inquiries.
  • Assists with the compiling of monthly statistics according to program requirements.
  • Promotes and distributes transportation materials for the program.
  • Assists in the implementation of program evaluation, quality and risk management activities, including reviewing of drivers’ daily circle check forms and arranging for vehicle maintenance as needed
  • Helps to Identify transportation staff/ volunteer training needs.
  • Contributes to the development of departmental standards, policies and procedures.
  • Undertakes other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience working in fast paced, challenging customer services role and/or logistics program
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Flexible; ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent map reading skills and knowledge of city streets
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrates computer skills at an advanced level for the use of the Internet and the following Microsoft Office applications: Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel and Outlook.
  • Demonstrates an advanced level for database concepts and structures. Exposure to CIMS (Client Information Management System) and Trapeze databases is an asset
  • Experience working with the frail elderly
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

 

Our Caring Workplace:

Imagine finding purpose every day by caring for seniors and supporting their caregivers. Working at SPRINT Senior Care, you'll have the opportunity to be a part of a passionate team committed to providing client-centred, high quality services to seniors in our service area.

SPRINT Senior Care’s inclusive environment is one of many benefits for staff, including SPRINT Senior Care’s dedication to staff wellness, and a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.

Staff are SPRINT Senior Care's most important resource. Thus, SPRINT Senior Care is committed to providing opportunities to learn through comprehensive internal training and a tuition reimbursement program. SPRINT Senior Care also ensures that its staff are provided with the necessary training, information, and protective equipment so that they can work safely.

 

TO APPLY:

Send applications to jobs@sprintseniorcare.org with "Transportation Coordinator" in the subject line.

For questions, contact: Samer at 416-481-0669 extension 203.

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