Many seniors have spent a lifetime in the same community. When they're no longer able to drive they often are forced to move elsewhere. Help rural seniors stay in their homes longer by volunteering as a minibus driver and bringing your elder neighbors to grocery stores, pharmacies, shopping, and social services.
Volunteers drive a 12-person minibus (no CDL required!) to residents' homes in Wakefield, Brookfield, New Durham, Middleton, Milton, and Farmington and bring them to destinations in Rochester. Riders are picked up in the morning for shopping and returned back to their homes in the late morning or early afternoon. We ask that you volunteer at least one day a month but are more than welcome to drive more.
It is a very gratifying experience knowing that you are helping people get out of their homes even if just for a few hours. Many new friendships begin on the bus.
You can also do your own shopping while waiting your your riders.
For more information, please visit www.coastbus.org/northbus.html or call 743-5777 x108.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum 1 trip per month is requested
- People person