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Driver for Afterschool Program at QSAC

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Bronx, New York

Job Description:


QSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services. QSAC pursues this mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills

Driver Safety & Compliance

  • Ensure health, safety & welfare of individuals (e.g., seat belts are secured, etc.)

  • Report any unsafe conditions in vehicle or mechanical problems encountered

  • Ensure the van has gas, a first aid kit, a fire extinguisher, a telephone, gloves and wipes

  • Ensure the van matron is seated with the individuals to address outbursts or incidents

  • Ensure vehicle assigned phone is on/charged at all times and emergency supplies are replenished as needed

  • Report all mechanical issues/dashboard warnings immediately

  • Follow assigned routes and report issues to immediate supervisor

  • Inspect vehicle at the end of each shift to ensure no students or belongings are left behind

  • Report accidents to supervisors and police and complete Accident Reports

  • May be required to report to varying work sites based on need

Policies & Communication

  • Commit to QSAC’s Mission Statement and adhere to the Code of Conduct for Custodians of People with Special Needs and all company policies

  • Inform parents and supervisor of any/all route delays

  • Inform parent and supervisor of all behavioral/medical and sensitive incidents

  • Safeguard and respect the confidentiality of the individuals and their families

  • Communicate with parent(s)/guardian(s) when the van is running late or if an incident occurs with their child (e.g., toileting accident, behavior outburst, vomiting, excessive crying, etc.).

  • Inform parent and supervisor if individual is injured on the van

  • Maintain participant/family confidentiality

  • Attendance and punctuality is essential

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors and/or management

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED or related experience

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

  • 1-2 years professional driving experience highly preferred

  • Ability to safely assist lifting individuals of various weights & 20 lb items

  • Clearance through state mandated Background/Fingerprint Check(s)

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and individuals served

  • Ability to run, if needed


QSAC’s benefits are amazing and go beyond health and retirement.  You will be joining a passionate community of professionals and staff who support each other in a challenging and rewarding work environment. 

  • Generous Paid Time Off policy (for full time staff)

  • Medical Insurance as low as $1 per paycheck (for full time staff)

  • Dental Insurance less than $5 per paycheck (for full time staff)

  • Vision Insurance less than $5 per paycheck (for full time staff)

  • Group Life Insurance and Long Term Disability (for full time staff)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (for full time staff)

  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement with Employer Match

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Competitive salary

*Employee costs listed are based on individual coverage. 

Qualifications are subject to change in accordance with government regulations.

QSAC is Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) 

Mission-Oriented. Results-Driven. Collaborative. Passionate. We Are QSAC.






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