Advocacy/Public Policy Volunteer
Advocate and assist with Ride Connection's advocacy activities and development of public policies focused on older adults and people with disabilities, low income job seekers, rural residents and veterans and their families to ensure increased funding for their special transportation needs. Coordinate Ride-Alongs with legislators. Gather stories from the individual riders to share with legislators. Speak to/with various legislators and community representatives. Track and monitor local, state and federal legislation. Volunteer advocates are needed to educate others.
About Ride Connection
9955 NE Glisan St., Portland, OR 97220, US
To link accessible, responsive transportation alternatives with individual and community needs.
Today and every day, Ride Connection provides transportation options to individuals in need. From older adults to people with disabilities to low-income individuals and underserved communities, we provide essential transportation such as door to door rides, community shuttles, and one on one public transit training. By giving people the means to get around, we offer independence, health, and inclusion. Our services bring together friends and family, prevent social isolation, alleviate financial stress and create new connections that strengthen our community. Ride Connection remains committed to providing inclusive transportation options for all individuals in need in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. At Ride Connection, we believe that mobility equals independence.