SMiles Senior-Friendly Transportation Driver
Blount County Community Action Agency
Drive elderly Blount County residents to medical appointments, grocery stores and other essential places. All riders are ambulatory, no wheelchairs. Using your personal vehicle and self-assigning your rides through an online program, the commitment of 3 hours per month is on your schedule, not ours. Gas reimbursement, training, and friendly staff included. Check with your auto insurer to verify that there is NO additional liability exposure in this program - in fact it's much less than driving your neighbor to the store. SMiles drivers make a huge difference to local seniors. We'd love to have you join our fantastic group of SMilers!
About Blount County Community Action Agency
3509 TUCKALEECHEE PIKE, MARYVILLE, TN 37803, US
Blount County Community Action Agency provides services and develops resources with partnering agencies to help meet basic needs to improve the lives of the elderly, disabled, and low income people in the community.
In fulfilling our mission, we will: provide meals to the elderly through our Senior Nutrition Program to assure good nutrition and that no elderly person goes hungry; provide food to low income households through our Commodity Food Program; provide funds for energy assistance through our Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and weatherization of homes through our Weatherization Assistance Program to assure that homes are energy efficient and that no low income household members go to bed cold; provide home repair through the House Repair Collaborative to assure that homes are habitable and partner with others to ensure low-income households are housed; provide homemaker services, information and assistance services through our Office on Aging to help elderly people achieve and maintain a level of self-sufficiency and independence in their own home; and continue to seek opportunities to provide additional services to meet community needs.