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.
Overview: The Aging at Home Driver will transport seniors in the greater Lansdowne area to medical appointments and basic errands. You can serve as a liasion between a hombound senior and the greater community!
Duties May Include:
Transporting individuals to doctor’s appointments, grocery stores, errands as needed
Keeping a log of passenger activity
Time Commitment: 3-5 hours per month
Support: Training for this position will be provided. Ongoing support will be provided by the Program Director, as needed.
Qualifications: Enthusiasm for the Aging at Home program and assisting residents in the greater Lansdowne area or the Ridley Township, ability to work well with a diverse group of people. Volunteers must have their own vehicle, current insurance and valid driver’s license in addition to a clean criminal background check. A knowledge of the area is a plus! Mileage reimbursement is available!