Description: Very flexible. A typical trip is two to four hours. This program: Matches frail
seniors with a volunteer who will drive or accompany them to medical appointments
(volunteers can use their own cars or accompany elders in a taxi or other community
transportation). Training, additional liability insurance, and a stipend is provided.
Skills: Sensitivity to elders, reliability, good communication abilities. Patience with waiting for
arranged transportation and dealing with anxious or frail elders is a must!
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 hours per trip