MedLink Driver - Volunteer
Anoka, MN 
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Posted 24 days ago
Job Description
Job Posting End Date: April 29, 2024 at 11:59pm CST

Come join our team at Anoka County where you can serve your community while enjoying the benefits of work-life balance!

In order to be considered for this position, information to support your answers must be included in your application. A resume attachment is optional and cannot be used in place of this application.

Position Description

The Anoka County Highway Department it is our vision to enhance and protect life by providing safe roads and eliminating traffic congestion. As a Medlink volunteer driver, you are donating your time and use of your own vehicle to pick up a passenger at their home, take them to their appointment, and return the passenger to their home. Medlink passengers include seniors (60 years and older), veterans & clients for Anoka County.

This is a volunteer, position. Interviews will take place as applications are received for those selected to move forward in the hiring process.

Work Location

Drivers may choose to drive within Anoka County or throughout the metro as well as to St. Cloud VA.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
These examples are not all-inclusive and are intended to be illustrative of the primary responsibilities of an Anoka County Medlink Driver-Volunteer.

  • Volunteer drivers pick up seniors, veterans, and clients of Anoka County in their personal vehicle, take them to their medical and social service appointments and bring them home.

  • Volunteer services are offered between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Schedule can be as flexible as you wish, however, schedules are sent out each week on Thursday and Friday mornings, for the following week.

  • Passengers are expected to travel independently, with the ability to get into and out of the volunteer's car without the volunteer's assistance.

  • Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage for these trips and must fill out a monthly mileage reimbursement form.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Valid driver's license

  • Must have a reliable vehicle

  • Must have current automobile insurance

  • Successfully pass a criminal and driver's license background check.

Selection Process

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. This information will determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application is also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions.

Pre-employment Requirements

Anoka County has determined that successfully passing a pre-employment criminal/driving background check, drug screen and DOT physical, and/or other qualifications checks may be necessary for certain positions. Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the County to obtain to conduct such screenings and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.

About Anoka County

As the fourth largest county in Minnesota, we depend on the diversity, dedication, determination, and innovation of our employees. We offer a wide range of career opportunities for people with a variety of personalities, abilities, knowledge, and life experiences who can come together for the single purpose of serving Anoka County's 369,000 citizens in a respectful, innovative, and fiscally responsible manner. If your career aspirations resonate with our mission, we invite you to Find Your Path with Anoka County! Hear from other Anoka County employees .

Commitment to Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment

Anoka County is committed to the principles of our Affirmative Action Plan and Equal Employment Opportunity. It is the policy of Anoka County to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, marital status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, physical ability, sexual orientation, or age except where such status is a bona fide occupational qualification. It is the policy of Anoka County to make employment decisions in a manner that will further our Affirmative Action Plan and Equal Employment Opportunity.

If you require accommodations or have any other questions regarding this job posting, please call the Anoka County Human Resources Department at 763-324-4300 and reference the posting title and number. If you have questions about the hiring process, please visit:

Anoka County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy:


Anoka County is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the policy of Anoka County to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, or age except where such status is a bona fide occupational qualification. It is the policy of Anoka County to make employment decisions in a manner which will further the principles of equal employment opportunity.

 

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