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ORGANIZATION: Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

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Volunteer Position: Transportation Dynamo Dispatcher



Many seniors and people living with disabilities are unable to drive and often have no ready access to alternative transportation. These individuals rely on the kindness and generosity of volunteers in our community. Volunteer drivers donate their time to drive clients to doctor's appointments and grocery stores. Our volunteer dispatchers piece the whole puzzle together by matching clients' needs with driver availability.



Schedule:

- Our Transportation desk is open Monday-Friday, approximately 10am - 2pm

- Dispatchers take one or more 3-4 hour shifts a week depending on their availability

- We ask that our dispatchers commit to 3 months of volunteering

- Dispatchers can work remotely



Responsibilities:

-Answer calls and emails to facilitate matches between clients and volunteer drivers

-Explain how our program operates to new clients and volunteers

-Record all ride assignments



Qualifications:

- Patient, kind, and organized

- Eager to help seniors

- Dispatchers will need reliable transportation method

- Willingness to learn new computer programs



Training/Support:

- Program training and overview with staff

- Volunteers will receive ongoing training and support



Get Involved...Select the Red "Express Interest" button below

You can also call the Volunteer Center office at (831) 427-5070

or send inquiries to: transportation@scvolunteercenter.org



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About Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Location:

1740 17th Avenue, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Monterey Bay RSVP is to provide meaningful and significant volunteer opportunities that enrich the lives of individuals age 55 and older, that meet the social and economic needs of the community, and maximize resources for the benefit of all the citizens of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties.

Description

The mission of Monterey Bay RSVP is to provide meaningful and significant volunteer opportunities that enrich the lives of individuals age 55 and older, that meet the social and economic needs of the community, and maximize resources for the benefit of all the citizens of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

Mon Jun 06, 2022 - Fri May 19, 2023
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(36.96779,-121.98712)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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