HomeFirst has operated the Cold Weather Shelter Program since 1987 to provide temporary shelter during the cold weather and rainy season to people who are homeless. Our focus is on providing a safe environment and the basic necessities of life. Cold Weather Drivers are responsible for transporting homeless clients to designated areas in Sunnyvale and Mountain View.
Responsibilities: Direct Service (95%)
Operates 16 + passenger shuttle/Van.
Deliver clients to preset destinations according to a schedule.
Must maintain trips logs that give details like passenger count, route details, etc.
Be able to document down things like vehicle issues, route details, fuel intakes, and maintenance in respective logs.
Responsibilities: General (5%)
Attend all meetings relevant to this position.
Assist with other duties assigned
High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum 1-year prior experience driving a valid class B driver's license.
Experience working with the homeless population preferred.
Valid California Class B driver's license with authorization for 15 or more passengers
Safe driving record (at a minimum, must have no more than two minor traffic violations in the past three years).
Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Must be calm and able to avoid rash driving.
Ability to have sound judgment and make quick decisions when amidst difficult situations and bad weather.
Must have good physical strength and fitness for loading and unloading.
Ability to follow directions, read maps, and be familiar with Santa Clara County.