Are you interested in grocery shopping or taking a disabled Senior or Veteran to a medical appointment? Can you spare a few hours every other week? You will be able to make your own schedule. If so, this volunteer opportunity is perfect for you!
Our volunteers grocery shop for individuals who disabled seniors and veterans who are living in their own homes. Mobility Matters is a nonprofit organization based in Contra Costa County.
"A very rewarding and enriching experience. A positive feeling of making a difference in someone else's life."
From Our Clients:
"Without the rides for Seniors program I would not be able to live in my own home. Thank you so much!"
"Now that I am dependent on help, I appreciate all that is given and more. I consider myself very fortunate that service like this is available for us veterans and am greatly thankful and appreciate it very much."
Mobility Matters provides mobility management services throughout Contra Costa County by matching riders to transportation providers that meet their individual needs. Mobility Matters operates volunteer driver programs that provide free, one-on-one, door-through-door rides for seniors and disabled veterans who cannot access other forms of transportation.
Mobility Matters offers two volunteer ride sharing programs: Rides for Seniors and Rides 4 Veterans. The Rides for Seniors program specializes in transporting ambulatory seniors (age 60 and older) in Contra Costa County who are trying to age in place rather than become institutionalized. The Rides 4 Veteran's Program transports veterans that are any age that are disabled in Contra Costa County. The Rides for Seniors and the Rides for Veterans programs offers free, one-on-one, door-through-door rides provided by screened and trained volunteer drivers. These rides are primarily for the purpose of obtaining medical care, groceries, and other basic necessities.
Veterans & Military Families
We'll work with your schedule.
1035 A Carol LaneLafayetteLafayette, CA94549
March 4, 2021
CSR / Volunteer Coordination
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 25
Each ride is about 3 hours. Most drivers take one ride every week or two. It is up to you on how many rides you take. One can take one a week or one a month.
Be caring, mature individuals who are willing and able to provide transportation to ambulatory seniors and veterans who can no longer drive. Be age 25-75 with a current drivers license. Participate in a training class before giving first ride.