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Driver (Part-Time), Poppleton


The job of a Driver supports the Family Center by providing transportation to students, their children and community members. This is a part-time, 12 month position. The person in this position will work with the Early Childhood Education program to provide transportation for students along with their children to and from Excel Academy at the beginning and end of the school day. In addition, he or she will provide transportation for the participants in the Family Center's program to other resources. 


  • High school diploma or GED preferred but not required 
  • Able to read traffic signs 
  • Clean driving record
  • Have experience transporting passengers, including students, infants/toddlers 


  • Provide transportation to Baltimore City Public School System (BCPSS) students and their infant and toddler children city-wide who attend school and utilize the child care center at the Family Center at Excel Academy. 
  • Provide transportation to locations throughout the community, such as local grocery stores, to assist in linking Family Center participants to needed resources. 
  • Assist as needed with administrative and maintenance needs of the Family Center. 
  • Provide a positive, supportive environment for children riding the bus. 
  • Inspect vehicle, including tires, brakes, lights, gas, and fluids, and alert supervisor when maintenance is needed. 
  • Participate in all necessary training and planning meetings. 
  • Maintain logs of vehicle maintenance, mileage, locations traveled to, and clients receiving transportation. 
  • Follow all traffic rules; must keep vehicle clean.
  • Drive staff on job related trips as necessary with the supervisor's approval. 
  • Implement transportation policies and procedures. 
  • Utilize maps and/or GPS and monitor traffic conditions to reach scheduled destinations on time. 
  • Other duties as required by program. 


  • Must have a driver's license with a clean driving record. 
  • Must possess current DOT card/certification. 
  • Must be able to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. 
  • Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make the discrimination in sounds. 
  • Must have the visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned. 
  • Must be able to travel to and from different locations and sites in the greater Baltimore area. 
  • Must be physically present at the assigned job site. 
  • May be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable diseases, blood pathogens, and aggressive or combative program participants. 
  • Able to pass background check. 
  • Must be able to accept constructive feedback. 
  • Must be able to organize and manage time and multiple tasks. 
  • Must possess excellent verbal communication skills. 
  • Must maintain adequate personal grooming consistent with professional appearance. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective communications and working relationships with other employees, participants, and their families. 
  • Ability to demonstrate professional behavior by adhering to departmental and organizational policies and procedures. 
  • Must clear our insurance company review. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS (sitting, standing, lifting, etc.) 

Must be able to bend, squat and lift up toe 35 lbs. 


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to:

United Way of Central Maryland
Attention: Human Resources
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 340
Baltimore, MD 21230


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