Trip Escort- Volunteer while experiencing fun, educational, and interactive trips!


(38.397587,-78.83423)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3935 Sunnyside DriveHarrisonburg, VA 22801

About

Escort Details:
The escort is responsible for making sure everyone on the trip is taken care of as well as assisting the driver in anyway needed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Checking off the resident list for everyone going on the trip
    • Place a check mark next to those present
    • Cross out anyone that does not attend or cancels at the last minute
    • This will help with head counts as well as assists the IL Events Coor. with billing (if applicable) after the trip.
  • If a resident is not present at the time of departure from Sunnyside they will call the resident and see if the resident is still planning on going on the trip.
    • If no answer, we normally do not wait more than 1 to 2 minutes past the departure time
    • If they are running late, tell them the bus will not wait more than 5 minutes past the scheduled departure time.
  • Assist residents on trip:
    • Help with seat belts and be sure everyone is buckled before leaving campus
    • Place the step on the ground to assist residents getting on and off the bus
    • Offer a forearm to residents that may need extra balance assistance as they get on or off the bus
  • Assisting driver
    • Help with driving directions (printed and placed in the trip book)
    • If you need to call the location- take care of any phone calls that need made (this has only happened once to my driver/escort and it was because the group ran into traffic and was running late. Very rarely does anyone need to call the destination location).
  • Other:
    • Give the group a meeting time (if applicable) and place to be back for the bus
    • Always do a head count before leaving.
    • Pass out tickets (if applicable).

Skills

  • Transportation
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Transportation Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training

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