Oct 20, 2022

Driver – Full Time (Contract)

  • Wabano Aboriginal Health Centre
Full time Other Community Services

Job Description

You are a safety conscious driver with patience and care for your passengers.

You have a passion for community and would love to assist.

Consider Wabano!

Wabano is seeking positive, community-minded team members who are energized by challenge and motivated to serve our community.

The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an award-winning Health Access Centre that provides holistic health services to First Nation, Inuit and Métis people living in Ottawa – one of the fastest growing and diverse urban Indigenous communities in Canada. Wabano is a fast-paced, client-oriented organization that models the Indigenous values of balance, respect and community interdependence. Wabano is proud to be accredited through the Canadian Centre for Accreditation, a third-party review based on accepted organizational practices that promote ongoing quality improvement and responsive, effective community services.

Purpose of Position

The driver will support the programs team by providing medical transportation for clients as well as assisting with the deployment of Covid 19 rapid testing kits.


  • Provide transportation to and from client’s residences so that they may attend programming or services at Wabano and/or medical appointments within the city;
  • Perform and assist with Covid 19 rapid testing of community members (training will be provided);
  • Provide transportation of program participants and staff to and from events;
  • Provide transportation for workers conducting outreach to clients;
  • Assist clients with reduced mobility in/out of the vehicle;
  • Assist clients with reduced mobility up/down stairs, using elevator, etc.


  • A valid driver’s license and clear driver’s abstract;
  • 5 years of experience as a commercial driver;
  • Patient, flexible and positive person who thrives in a dynamic environment;
  • Proven reliability in past work;
  • Proficiency with computers;
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends;


  • First Nations, Inuit or Métis candidates will be given priority, please self-identify.
  • Successful applicants will be required to submit a clear criminal reference check.

To pursue this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@wabano.com.

This opportunity will remain open until filled. Tell us your story early!

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Wabano is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or interviewing, please advise if you require accommodation.