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Drive/Lead Fun Trips for Seniors

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ORGANIZATION: City of Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center

  • 25 people are interested
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Volunteer Trip Drivers/Leaders make fun trips happen for seniors!
Duties:

  • Safely transport up to 14 seniors in easy-to-drive van/mini-bus
  • Convey atmosphere of fun
  • Execute trip plan prepared by the staff including check-in group at venue, communicate and adhere to trip itinerary, support those with mobility challenges
  • Walk with seniors at their pace
  • Contribute their time, which sustains the program and keep fees affordable
You are a good fit for this this opportunity if you:
  • Are a people person
  • Enjoy working with seniors
  • Love to explore, learn, and go places like museums, concerts, ball games, theater, restaurants, railways and other amazing Colorado attractions
  • Enjoy driving
  • Want to make a positive difference for seniors
  • Are available to drive/lead 1 to 4 trips/month; most occur M-F; some weekends

Flexible Scheduling: WEEKDAY AVAILABILITY REQUIRED.
A month ahead, volunteers select trips to drive/lead that fit their interests and availability.

Training Provided: Includes classroom time, van driving/trip leading practice with experienced driver/leader, first aid/cpr

COVID Safety: As conditions and public health orders change, safety requirements on trips may also change.
Mask: Required on the vans and inside the Active Adult Center. Some venues require a mask and vaccination card.
Ventilation:
On the vans, fresh air is circulated by AC/vent and/or windows.
Disinfection: Hard surfaces in the vans are cleaned after each use.

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About City of Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center

Location:

Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center, 6363 W 35th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033, US

Mission Statement

The City of Wheat Ridge's Parks & Recreation department is dedicated to serving our community by providing diverse programs, experiences and spaces that enhance quality of life.

Description

The Active Adult Center, a facility of the Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation department, primarily serves people age 50+. We strive to create community connections to enrich health, wellness and vitality through age-appropriate classes, events, activities, trips, and outdoor recreation.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6363 W. 35th AveWheat Ridge, CO 80030

(39.8301,-105.038)
 

SKILLS

  • First Aid / CPR
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Customer Service
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • After initial training, drive/lead 1-4 trips/month; average duration 5 hours, varies from 3-12 hours; complete 1 refresher training/year, up to 8 hours total. WEEKDAY AVAILABILITY REQUIRED.
  • Maintain personal vehicle insurance

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