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Assist seniors to their medical appointments - Kanawha & Putnam Counties

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Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley

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Looking for a volunteer opportunity built around your schedule? Volunteer to drive older adults to their medical appointments.

Medical transportation is the core service provided by Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley and the most needed. Volunteers drive care receivers to their medical/dental/eye appointments using their own vehicles. Scheduling is flexible with opportunities available Monday - Friday each week. Volunteers self-assign based on their own availability. All drivers establish their own criteria of time and geographical areas where they wish to drive. FIAGKV serves older adults in Kanawha and Putnam counties.

Family support and public transportation are not consistently available to older adults that no longer drive. Without transportation, older adults lose their independence and are denied access to basic needs such as getting to medical appointments, buying groceries, or accessing social services. As a volunteer, you can help fulfill a need and make a connection with the older adults in your community.

Through your service you can help Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley enhance the dignity and quality of life for all people in our community, neighbor to neighbor.

For more information about Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley, visit www.faithinactiongkv.com.

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About Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley

Location:

P.O. Box 11623, Charleston, WV 25339, US

Mission Statement

THE MISSION of Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley is to support the independent living of older adults and people with disabilities by lending a helping hand, neighbor to neighbor.

Description

Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley is dedicated to helping older adults (60+) in Kanawha and Putnam counties sustain their independence and remain in their own homes as long as possible. Our volunteers help our care receivers by performing small acts of service that can mean the difference between aging in place and being forced to leave their homes. These include providing free services like transportation to medical appointments or the grocery store, making friendly telephone reassurance calls, performing minor home maintenance tasks, and more.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Office Mailing AddressPO Box 11623Charleston, WV 25339

(38.350,-81.630)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We'll work with your schedule!
  • Driver's license and current insurance policy required of transportation volunteers.

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