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Evening Driver 

Job Description: Driver




Job Summary & Requirements:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director and Shelter Program Manager, the Driver drives FPGR families from the Family Center to Host Congregations/Duplex/Apartment Monday through Friday.  A valid driver’s license and good driving history are required. A criminal background check will be performed.  Driver must be at least 21 years of age. Some knowledge of homelessness, poverty, and related issues would be helpful. The Driver MUST be reliable & consistent.  Driver must be able to drive a 15-passenger van.  At times, he/she will be asked to fill in at other times during the week, if available.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Transports guest families to the Host Congregation or duplex/apartment in the evening.  May include picking someone up from work. This begins when the driver opens the van for the guests to load themselves and their belongings from the Day Center at 5:00 p.m. and transports them to the hosting congregation for a 5:45 p.m. arrival.  Driver must go in to check-in with evening volunteers.

  2. In the evening, the Driver will make sure the Family Center is clean, doors and windows locked, and lights off.

  3. When a new family arrives, the Driver will introduce them to the volunteers at the Host Congregation and make sure they find their room on their first night in the program.

  4. Maintains accurate mileage and records of driving.

  5. Assures the van is clean at all times.

  6. Reports to the Shelter Program Manager when any service concerns of the vans arise.

  7. Reports immediately to the Shelter Program Manager or Executive Director if any traffic violations or accidents occur.

  8. Maintains respectful communication with the guest families while monitoring guest compliance with FPGR Guest Guidelines (i.e. timely departures, no eating while in van, the wearing of seatbelts, no spanking, etc.)

  9. Ensures that every passenger is wearing a seatbelt or properly secured in an appropriate child seat.

  10. Reports any issues, questions, or concerns that occur with guests or volunteers to the Shelter Program Manager while handling any disputes through conflict resolution and mediation.

  11.  Follows all policies and procedures as provided by FPGR.

  12.  Performs other light duties as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check.  Must be able to lift 25 lbs.



The Driver reports to the Shelter Program Manager


Compensation:  This is a part-time position.  Compensation is $14.00/hour.

Contact Tina Moore at for additional details.

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