Driver (CDL), The Gathering Place Drop-In Center

Part Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

The Gathering Place is a Drop-In Center in Brooklyn serving 75 homeless men and women 18 years and older.  The Center is open from 6am to 8:30pm / 7-days-a-week and provides a safe, sanitary, and stable alternative to the street. The Center’s goal is to re-connect clients to treatment services and assist in their transition to temporary shelter and/or permanent housing.

Position: Driver (CDL)

Reports To: Assistant Program Manager

Location: 2402 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11233

What the Driver (CDL) Does:

  • Operate a variety of company vehicles, such as passenger vans and small buses to safely transport passengers such as clients.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Sufficient education and technical expertise: to comprehend written and oral instructions (work orders); to accomplish tasks; and to document accomplished tasks.Must have valid New York State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)  Class A, B, or C with passenger endorsement.
  • Employees must maintain the appropriate driver’s license for the duration of their employment.
  • Must complete NYS Approved Defensive Driving Classes every 3 years.Must take Refresher Computerized Defensive Driver class.
  • Must remain insurable based on CAMBA’s point system throughout the duration of employment.
  • If required to drive 15 passenger vans, must score at least 80% on computerized 15 passenger van improvement test every year.
  • If required to drive 15 or more passenger vehicles, must pass an observed Van Road Test.

Compensation: -$17.30 hourly-
Status: -Part-time-

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