The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Purpose: To select appropriate materials to be delivered and/or deliver and pick up books and other library materials to shut-in Homebound Patrons. Qualifications: A desire to visit and help community members who are in need, and the ability to carry ten or more books at once. Homebound drivers must attend a defensive driving class taught by the City’s insurance company, have a vehicle, and have a validCalifornia driver’s license. Drivers must also supply current proof of insurance, a copy of their vehicle registration, a DMV driving record printout, and a signed DMV Pull Notice form. Responsibilities: Delivering and picking up books and other library materials at the patrons’ homes. Can also select appropriate items to be loaned to the shut-in.