Full Time Program Transportation AssistantProvidence, Rhode Island
TITLE: Full Time Program Transportation Assistant
CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2019
OVERVIEW OF BOYS TOWN
Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?
Boys Town New England is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.
Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!
OVERVIEW OF JOB
The Program Transportation Assistant operates company vehicle to transport youth, clients, and staff to designated locations. Transports youth, clients, and staff in personal vehicle. Coordinates and completes assigned transportation responsibilities according to regular schedule. Ensures proper vehicle maintenance to maintain safety standards, and maintains cleanliness on transportation vehicle. Monitors and supervises the appropriateness of youth behaviors providing corrections as needed; ensures that passengers wear a seatbelt properly. Communicates with appropriate staff members regarding individual youth needs and progress. Administers appropriate first aid in the event of an accident.
Variable schedule - hours day to day may vary, days of the week may vary from week to week.
Please note that this is an example and the exact schedule will vary based on client needs. Flexibility within these time frames is preferable.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS
• High School diploma or equivalent. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
• Previous experience including driving preferred.
• Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
• Knowledge of vehicle and driver safety guidelines and regulations.
• Ability to safely navigate a vehicle in all weather and road conditions during the day and at night.
• Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner.
• Knowledge of the Boys Town Model.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) Preferred, but not required.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.