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Looking for a rewarding career in the non-profit sector? SOS is an award-winning organization that has been making life better for residents in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region since 1968. 

What you'll love about SOS: 

  •  Great company culture.  We value each member of our team and what they bring to our organization. Our staff are passionate about their work and together we strive to maintain a positive, supportive and respectful work environment.  
  • Work-life balance. We know that people need their personal time in order to be efficient at work. Our staff leave at the end of the workday, and they leave their work at work.
  • Rest and relaxation. At SOS we are serious about self-care and know that happy, healthy staff make great employees. Full time employees start at 2-week vacation plus they get to take off their birthdays, Boxing Day and two extra SOS days around Christmas and Easter.
  • Competitive salary and health benefits. SOS provides extended health and dental plans for permanent employees as well life insurance plans and the option to participate in an RRSP program.

Have a look at some of our available opportunities below:

Articles in Category: Postings

CASUAL BUS DRIVER

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Driving SOS 21-seater bus; transporting program participants.
  • Maintaining the vehicle in accordance with SOS Driver/Vehicle Procedure Manual and SOS policies.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the vehicle by regularly vacuuming, taking it through the carwash, etc. 

 Qualifications: 

  • Unrestricted Class 4 BC Driver’s Licence with a good driving record (submission of Driver’s Abstract is required).
  • Previous experience transporting seniors.

Hours: Casual; Monday – Friday (Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings)  

Rate of Pay: $15.00/hour 

Start Date: Immediately

Deadline: January 17, 2020

Submit resume and references to:
Child, Youth & Family Centre Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898,
245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9.

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:  Police Information Check required. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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    ~ a safely transported client

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