RUTH’S COTTAGE TRANSPORTER ADVOCATE
Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Flexibility required (may include evenings and weekends).
Supervisor: Sexual Assault Program and Shelter Manager
Status: Full Time (40 Hours)
Hourly, Non-Exempt with Benefits
Hourly Range: $12.00 – $19.00
General Job Description
Primary duties: Transportation of clients to and from scheduled appointments and pre-arranged trips (DMV, Social Security office, employment agency, group shopping, etc.) Driver will be responsible for keeping the vehicle maintained and clean, submit monthly vehicle condition reports, and maintain accurate mileage/transportation logs. Agency outreach support.
Secondary duties: Pick-up and delivery of donated items as needed. Shelter advocacy, security camera surveillance support, and shelter assistance as needed.
Qualifications for Position
- Completion of a high school or general equivalency diploma (GED).required.
- Clean driving record with no points as documented by MVR report for the last five years.
- A physical exam, drug screening and criminal record check are required prior to employment.
- Computer skills to include data entry into statistical software program, emailing, and utilizing calendar scheduling.
- Strong communication skills.
Job Responsibilities and Performance Standards
- Transport clients (shelter and outreach) in a safe, courteous, and professional manner.
- Communicate with SA Program and Shelter Manager and/or Resident Services Advocate to receive relevant information and instructions.
- Pick-up and delivery of donations.
- Complete a vehicle inspection prior to daily usage for safe and comfortable client transport.
- Maintain a daily transportation log.
- Always maintain a clean vehicle.
- Complete monthly vehicle condition reports.
- Make repair requests as necessary to maintain safe operation.
- Understand and follow all vehicle safety regulations at all times and ensure that all federal, local and state driving laws are being abided by.
- Support of shelter staff and shelter operations including but not limited to answering the 24/7 hotline, assisting with intake, and assisting with shelter supplies organization.
- Participate in scheduled staff meetings and communicate pertinent resident information to the Resident Services Advocate and Sexual Assault Program and Shelter Manager.
- Attend all trainings required by the organization.
- Adhere to agency policies and work rules including confidentiality, child abuse reporting and code of ethics. Maintain professional boundaries with all clients.
- Works at least two outreach events per year, in addition to the COH Sporting Clays Tournament, the Candlelight Vigil, and the Remembrance of the Innocent.
- Other duties and projects as assigned.
Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
Drug Free Work Workplace