Transportation Assistant - Maplewood

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ORGANIZATION: Tubman

Apply Now for an August 19th start date at https://www.tubman.org/give-help/volunteerintern/volunteerintern-application.html

Black, Indigenous, and people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all gender identities, people with disabilities, and veterans are all encouraged to apply.


Role Summary

The volunteer will be responsible for transporting residents safely from appointments and off-site errands. Flexible daytime hours, preferred Tuesday and Thursday availability.

Impact & Benefits

  • Assist clients without their own transportation in getting their basic needs met
  • Enable clients to connect in the community and have a positive impact on the quality of their lives

Position Responsibilities

  • Drive shelter residents to and from the Sun Ray Shopping Center using the agency van
  • Ensure cleanliness and functionality of van, communicating with staff and other volunteers if concerns arise
  • Build positive, safe, and supportive relationships with clients


Position Qualifications

  • Have a valid driver’s license, current insurance, and good driving record
  • Clear communication, good decision-making, and time-management skills
  • Comfort with driving a van (no special license required)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriate professional boundaries
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and clients to foster a culturally inclusive environment

Time Commitment & Availability

  • Weekday availability; minimum commitment of one round trip per week
Supervision & Training
  • Attend Tubman’s Volunteer/Intern Orientation and Trainings
  • Supervised by Shelter staff

Organization

Each year Tubman helps nearly 25,000 people of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds who are facing relationship violence, sexual assault, exploitation, homelessness, addiction, mental health challenges, or other forms of trauma. We provide safe shelter and housing, legal services, mental and chemical health services, and youth programs. www.tubman.org

We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, all genders, veterans, and people with disabilities.

Apply here:

https://www.tubman.org/give-help/volunteerintern/volunteerintern-application.html

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About Tubman

Location:

4432 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407, US

Mission Statement

To advance opportunities for change so that every person can experience safety, hope, and healing.

Description

For more than 45 years, Tubman has helped people of all ages, all genders, and all cultural backgrounds struggling with relationship violence, substance abuse, mental health, and other forms of trauma. Throughout the Twin Cities, Tubman provides safe shelter, legal services, counseling, youth programming, and community education. Last year, we helped about 17,700 people in Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington counties and the surrounding area, get the support and information they need to experience safety, hope, and healing.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Homeless & Housing
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Homeless & Housing, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1725 Monastery WayMaplewood, MN 55109

(44.99389,-92.98743)
 

SKILLS

  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Transportation
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekday availability; minimum commitment of one round trip per week.

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