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Mission Statement

The Principles That Guide Our Culture and our commitment to becoming an Anti-Racist Multicultural Organization is the established values-based framework of this agency. We hold each other accountable to sustaining these Principles to meet the Agency END: Success for each child and eliminate the Opportunity Gap. Our Guiding Principles • We trust and are trustworthy. • We support risk-taking and view unexpected results as opportunities to learn. • We act with integrity and treat each other with respect. • We value and seek diversity and the participation, initiative and opinions of others. • We solicit, provide and share information and ideas with each other and our customers. • We foster joy, laughter, celebration and health. • We support personal growth and continuous learning through the use of regular feedback and communication. • We work in cooperation with each other and depend on teamwork. • We have a personal responsibility to do our best work in providing quality education, leadership and service. • We resolve conflict in an open, effective and timely way. • We commit to continuous evaluation and hold ourselves accountable for improvement of results. • We anticipate and respond to each customer’s evolving needs and actively seek creative and innovative solutions.


The Road to Independence van program transports low income youth, seniors, those with special needs, veterans and other transportation disadvantaged who live in South King County and North & East Pierce County. These individuals are going to or from their job-sites or work related activities.

Drivers are needed Monday-Friday, 6am- 6pm. Volunteer drivers use a company vehicle. Drive as much or as little as you like.

In operation since 2002, the Road to Independence is non-profit. We have been providing no-cost ride service for individuals who otherwise, would be unable to self-transport. The individuals we transport love their jobs and are truly grateful for the services we provide.

Volunteer drivers are offered the opportunity to attend OSPI Certified Training course for a Class B Commercial Driver License with School Bus endorsement at no cost.



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