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RSVP of Snohomish County

  • 5 people are interested

By that I mean; do you like driving? If so, we can use your help! If you have a vehicle that is insured, has working lights, brakes and a horn you can be a volunteer driver.

All over Snohomish County there are people who don't have personal transportation, a support network to give them a ride, the funds to use a taxi or the time to travel by bus. They are our clients. Low income seniors, some with mild disabilities.

They need rides to (usually) doctor appointments. You get notified a few days before of the rides needed (originating in your local area), select which ones you can do and are given the details (where to pick up, what time and the destination). The clients can enter and exit on their own. You take them where they need to be and bring them home. Your driving record does not have to be perfect.

Remember, you pick where and when you drive. Mileage reimbursement is available. If you are age 55 and over that is great!

This opportunity posted by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program- helping those over age 55 find a place to help. NOTE- You don't have to be 55 or over to volunteer for this.

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About RSVP of Snohomish County

Location:

1918 Everett Ave, Everett, WA 98201, US

Mission Statement

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Snohomish County matches skills/training and preferences of persons 55+ to available volunteer opportunities and promotes their voluntary service as a valuable community resource.

Description

RSVP matches personal interests, skills and lifelong experiences with non-profit public organizations at over 116 different partner agencies, including non-profits, throughout the county. Benefits of being an RSVP volunteer are: ~excess insurance coverage including Liability, Auto, and Accident. ~partial reimbursement for transporatation costs to and from volunteer stations, subject to certain regulations and limits. ~ongoing recognition and Annual Recognition Event to RSVP volunteers. The only agency tracking and reporting the volunteer activities of persons age 55 and older through the National Senior Corps, RSVP promotes retired and senior persons as viable members of the community, able to share their skills, time and experience through volunteer service.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1918 Everett AvenueEverett, WA 98201

(47.98164,-122.20322)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • as little as 2-4 hours a week
  • Occasional training meetings (1 /2 per year).

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