Supply Transport Driver for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana

State: IL

Contact: mkeen@rmhccni.org
Melanie Keen
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Purpose: It takes many supplies to keep our Ronald McDonald Houses and Family Rooms running smoothly, and to meet the needs of the families we serve. Supply Transport Drivers directly impact our mission by driving items between our Houses, Family Rooms and partner hospitals, ensuring essential supplies are available when and where they are needed the most.

Locations: Supply Transport Driver volunteer shifts involve taking items to/from our House, Family Room and partner hospital locations, including (additional locations may be added as needs arise):

Chicago and Southside:
RMH near Lurie Childrenメs Hospital: 211 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
RMFR in Lurie Childrenメs Hospital: 225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
RMH in Northwestern Prentice: 250 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611
RMH near UChicago Comer Childrenメs Hospital: 5444 S. Drexel Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
RMH near Advocate Childrenメs Hospital: 4410 W. 93 rd, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
West Region:
RMH near Loyola University Medical Center: 1 Airmail Rd., Hines, IL 60141
RMH near Central DuPage Hospital: ON150 Winfield Rd., Winfield, IL 60190
RMFR in Edward Hospital: 801 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540
Loyola University Medical Center: 2160 S. 1 st, Maywood, IL 60153
Shriners Hospitals for Children: 2211 N Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60707
Elmhurst Hospital ER: 155 E. Brush Hill Rd Elmhurst, IL 60126

Key Responsibilities:

Safely drive a personal vehicle along designated routes to transport supplies between Houses, Family Rooms and partner hospitals. Transportation includes picking up and dropping off a variety of items between all locations.
Adhere to all traffic laws, safety procedures and transit regulations, as well as policies and procedures outlined in the Volunteer Handbook.
Provide timely pick-ups and drop-offs of supplies, and proactively communicate with RMHC-CNI staff regarding delays or issues along the route.
Communicate respectfully and professionally with RMHC-CNI staff, hospital staff and other volunteers.

Qualifications:

Must be between the ages of 25-70.
Willingness to complete and pay for an annual Motor Vehicle Report (MVR), and must provide proof of a current driverメs license, vehicle insurance and clean driving record.
Must own a personal vehicle suitable for transporting supplies.
Comfortable independently driving a personal vehicle to various Chicagoland locations.
Ability to drive defensively and safely in varied road and traffic conditions.
Comfortable sitting and standing during each three-hour shift, and must be able to lift and carry 35 pounds.
Volunteers must be dependable, trustworthy, friendly and flexible.
Training and Support:

Volunteers must complete an orientation, background check, annual MVR and in-person training.
Transportation Drivers report to the Volunteer Services team.

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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