Drive our Gaithersburg seniors and adults with disabilities to medical and social service appointments in the local area. Usually, wait with the client and then return the client to home. For lengthy appointments, return and pick up the client when the client is ready.
Must have valid driver's license, clean driving record, auto insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle. A background/MVA check will be performed.
General duties include:
Logging into the client database to book clients requests for rides and/or do so via email.
Contacting clients at the time of booking the rides and contacting clients the day before their appointment to verify desired pickup time and destination addresses too.
Transporting the clients to and from their medical or service appointment; target destinations are generally within a 20-mile radius of downtown Gaithersburg.
Requirements for Volunteer Drivers
Our volunteer drivers:
Must be 21 years of age or older
Must have an active Maryland driver’s license in good standing (a chauffeur's license is not required)
Since drivers will use their own vehicles for client appointments, your vehicle must be registered in Maryland, and have vehicle insurance with personal auto liability limits of at least 30,000/$60,000, the Maryland minimum
Minimum Age for Volunteers: 21
We need volunteers who are free: Weekdays
HOW TO APPLY
Contact person: Volunteer Coordinator, Call: 301-216-2510 Box 6, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, and/or learn more about this program at http://www.gaithersburghelp.org/volunteer/drivers. When ready to apply, click "Volunteer Application" or go to www.gaithersburghelp.org/volunteer-application and follow the directions.
301 Muddy Branch Road,, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, US
The mission of Gaithersburg HELP is to provide individuals and families in the Gaithersburg area with emergency assistance to resources that are available, and to provide information and referrals to other organizations and agencies. We accomplish this mission through the hard work of our volunteers and the generosity of our donors.
Gaithersburg HELP is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing emergency food and infant supplies, transportation and financial assistance for medical prescriptions and other emergency needs.
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
Various locations throughout Montgomery CountyGaithersburg, MD20878
November 15, 2020
Basic Computer Skills
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
Providing even one ride a month is a tremendous!
Must have valid driver's license, clean driving record, auto insurance, & a reliable vehicle