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Transportation Companion

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: PACE Southeast Michigan

The Transportation Companion Volunteer will provide positive, compassionate, and caring support to participants and staff by riding on PACE Southeast Michigan buses with staff to assist with participant safety. This volunteer will engage with participants during transportation to and from day centers and appointments. Training will be provided.

SPECIAL SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Comfortable engaging with the older adult population
  • Maintain professional yet caring interactions with participants
  • Use discretion, sound judgement, and maintain confidentiality
  • Dependable, punctual, self-motivated, and compassionate
  • Ability to comprehend, follow, and retain both written and verbal directions
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibility
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds

REQUIREMENTS

  • Up to date COVID-19 and flu immunizations
  • Recent tuberculosis test
  • Reliable transportation
  • Able to sit, stand, and bend for a period of 4 hours
  • Ability to lift to 25 pounds

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • Minimum of one 4-hour shift per week
  • Minimum one year commitment

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

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WHEN

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WHERE

24463 West 10 Mile RoadSouthfield, MI 48033

(42.47058,-83.28421)
 

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