POSITION: B-Class Shuttle Driver
PROGRAM/LOCATION: Boccardo Reception Center (BRC) and Cold Weather Shelter (CWSP)/
San Jose; Gilroy, Sunnyvale, Mountain View
SUPERVISOR: Fleet Coordinator/Emergency Shelter Services Director
STATUS: Part-time (20-25 hrs./week), On-call; Non-exempt
The Boccardo Reception Center (BRC) is the largest homeless shelter and service facility in Santa Clara County with a capacity of up to 250 homeless persons. The BRC is a multi-service facility that offers numerous programs and services, including year-round emergency shelter, a medical clinic, public benefits enrollment and advocacy, job search and retention assistance, group workshops and additional resources, information and referral to community partners, housing search and financial assistance, and free restroom, shower, and laundry facilities. The BRC facility is open and staffed seven days per week, 24 hours per day.
HomeFirst has also operated the Cold Weather Shelter Program (CWSP) 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.
>Safely operate 16+ passenger shuttle/van
>Deliver clients to preset destinations according to a schedule
>Must maintain trip logs with details (passenger count, route details, etc.)
>Keep neat, complete vehicle logs, including Maintenance, Route Details, and Fuel
>Must have expertise in handling the shuttle and ability to complete minor maintenance tasks such as oil checks, tire pressure, air filter, etc.
>Help maintain and keep the shuttle clean and operational
>Provide daily inspections and report any deficiencies to manager immediately
>Must be aware of city roadways and be able to interpret road maps
>Transport and pick-up supplies to/from other programs/facilities, such as the shelters, jail, etc.
>Attend all meetings relevant to the position
>Assist with other duties assigned
Education and Experience
ABOUT THE AGENCY:
We serve more than 4,000 adults, veterans, families, and youth each year at seven locations, including the Boccardo Reception Center, which is the county’s largest homeless services center. In more than 35 years of experience, we’ve learned that everyone has the potential to get housed and stay housed. We are relentlessly focused on eliminating barriers to housing and stability for everyone we serve.
Home First is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
*LOCAL APPLICANTS ONLY