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Driver

Vision Forward has an employment opportunity for someone to serve as a Part-Time Driver (limited hours). The ideal candidate is dedicated to assisting people with visual impairments.

Responsibilities to fulfilling the Vision Forward mission:

  • Promote the dignity of all people living with vision loss.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Maintain a positive, cohesive, transparent, and family-friendly environment.

Core functions:

  • Operate agency vehicles to transport clients or visually impaired staff to specific locations.
  • Assists clients in moving from one location to another such as in and out of a motor vehicle or to and from a building using appropriate sighted guide techniques.
  • Assist clients with carrying parcels and packages.
  • Drive agency owned motor vehicle on errands related to agency business.
  • Assist in other areas, including minor maintenance tasks during slow driving periods.

Pay and benefits:

  • $12.00 – $14.00 per hour based on experience
  • Paid Time Off – 1 week after 1 year, an additional week on year 5
  • Holiday’s (closed, but not paid) – New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial and Labor Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Company provided cell phone for use during working hours
  • Weekends off

The perfect candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a clean driving record.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions and directions.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Comply with with confidentiality policy.

Interested candidates are to contact Bonnie Boettcher, bboettcher@vision-forward.org or 414-429-1654.