Crisis Cold Weather Shelter Shuttle Driver

Part-Time

Half Year

Job Summary:


The Crisis Cold Weather Shelter Shuttle Driver provides transportation to and from Crisis Cold Weather Sites as needed throughout the season, from November 1st to April 15th. Position requirements include: A valid Class E Missouri driver’s license; good visual acuity and ability to communicate; flexibility to work morning and evening shifts; ability to work under potentially stressful circumstances at times. This position will: Provide shuttle services from a central location to designated sites on nights when Crisis Cold Weather Shelters are open and shuttle services from Crisis Cold Weather Shelters to a designated location the following morning; conduct inspections of the shuttle, reporting any mechanical or maintenance needs; engage with guests to ensure safe travel to designated sites; track and report number of individuals served; adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines; ensure current applicable licensure and/or certifications. The Crisis Cold Weather Shelter Shuttle Driver position is a part-time, as-needed position. This is a grant funded position and is based upon funding availability. High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Evaluation:


Following adopted policies and practices of Community Partnership of the Ozarks and United Way of the Ozarks, the O’Reilly Center for Hope Homeless Services Coordinator will evaluate the Crisis Cold Weather Shuttle Driver.

Reporting Structure:


The Crisis Cold Weather Shelter Shuttle Driver will report to the O’Reilly Center for Hope Homeless Services Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provides shuttle services from a central location to designated sites on nights when Crisis Cold Weather Shelters are open and shuttle services from Crisis Cold Weather Shelters to a designated location the following morning.
  • Conducts inspections of the shuttle, reporting any mechanical or maintenance needs to the Vice President of Affordable Housing and Homeless Prevention or other designated entity.
  • Engages with guests to ensure safe travel to designated sites.
  • Tracks and reports number of individuals served.
  • Adheres to strict confidentiality guidelines.
  • Ensures current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.
  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Outdoor exposure – Shuttle driver will be transporting guests to Crisis Cold Weather Shelters during extreme cold and inclement weather.

Essential Qualifications/Skills:


  • License or Certification – Shuttle Drivers must have a valid MO driver’s license (Class E).
  • High School Diploma or equivalency preferred.
  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
  • Flexibility to work evening and morning shifts.
  • Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds.
  • Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
  • Experience working with those experiencing homelessness is preferred.
  • Ability to work under stressful circumstances at times.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
  • Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.

Position Clarification:


The Crisis Cold Weather Shelter Shuttle Driver position is a part-time, as-needed position. This is a grant funded position and is based upon funding availability.