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Neighbor Network, a program of Aging Resources of Douglas County

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Neighbor Network
Helping Older Adults Stay Independent

Neighbor Network, A program of Aging Resources of Douglas County

MISSION: Helping Older Adults Stay Independent.

TITLE OF POSITION: Driver Volunteer

SUPERVISED AND SUPPORTED BY: Kathryn Raper, Volunteer Manager

PURPOSE OF JOB: To support the mission of Neighbor Network by providing rides to members who reside in Douglas County so they can get to medical appointments, grocery stores and run local errands.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Volunteers use their personal cars to pick up members from their home and remain at the appointment to take members home and/or to pick up prescriptions.
  • Volunteers are not allowed to lift members into their cars. Members must be able to get in and out of the vehicle on their own.
  • Volunteers call and confirm ride arrangements with the member the night before the appointment.
  • Volunteers may not accept any form of payment, tips or gifts in exchange for their volunteer service.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be age 21 or older
  • Must have reliable vehicle with current driver’s license and auto insurance.
  • Desire to assist seniors and adults with disabilities.

TIME COMMITMENT: There is no required time commitment. We do receive more ride requests during the week (Monday-Friday) for medical appointments. Some weekend rides are requested as well. You may take as many trips per month as your schedule allows.

BENEFITS:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community and in the lives of seniors and adults with disabilities.
  • REQUIRED SCREENING: Applicants must pass a background and reference check and have a clean motor vehicle record.

CONTACT: Kathryn Raper, Volunteer Manager, 303-814-4300 or ARDC@douglas.co.us

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Community Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Transportation
  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies

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