Transportation Specialist
Bradenton, FL 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

Do you believe in giving second chances? That's what our team does every day. We provide "Heart Work" to at-risk youth in our Project Bridge program. It takes a courageous, patient, and giving heart to enter into the unknown with our clients and provide second chances.

Join us on our mission to "Provide and share solutions that promote the well-being of children, young adults, and families in need of a second chance."

Make more than a Living, Make a Difference

Our Benefits:

  • Low-Cost Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid short-term and voluntary long-term disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary term life insurance

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide transportation to and from organized activities as needed.
  • Serve as a mentor for skill building and employability development.
  • Provide supervision to ensure the safety and appropriate social behavior of youth.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required.
  • One-year full time paid or volunteer experience working with at-risk or delinquent youth preferred.
  • Must maintain an appropriate and valid state driver's license and meet DJJ youth transportation eligibility requirements.

*This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.

About Our Program:

Eckerd Connects' Project Bridge provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating back to their home communities from residential commitment programs. Through an innovative partnership, this program supports the mission and vision of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) to increase post-placement stability of youth through transition coordination from residential placement.

Our Location:

Eckerd Connects | Project Bridge

3645 Cortez Road, Suite 100 | Bradenton, FL 334210

About Us Video:

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Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.


Eckerd Kids is a drug-free workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets employer. Eckerd utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.

Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Kids") considers all applicant's for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special-disabled veteran in accordance with federal law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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