Organization
Senior Connection

Volunteer Drivers to Escort Seniors to Critical Medical and Vaccine Appointments

Duration
Recruiting now
Location
Silver Spring, MD

Opportunity Details

Ongoing

In-Person

Recruiting now

Silver Spring, MD 20906

About this Opportunity

The Senior Connection is in need of volunteers to drive seniors to critical or life-sustaining medical appointments. Critical rides may include trips for COVID-19 vaccine appointments, dialysis, radiation, chemotherapy, substance use disorder, or counseling. Clients will sit in the back seat of the volunteer's car, preferably on the passenger side and volunteers will not be entering client's home or medical buildings.

To volunteer please visit our website and fill out the online volunteer application,https://www.seniorconnectionmc.org/volunteer-applicationor for additional information, please email Susan Girard at [email protected]. Qualifications: Under age 65 and healthy.People age 65 and older and peoplewithserious underlying medical conditionsshould not volunteer during COVID. Agreement to undergo a basic background check and 3-year MVA driver record check. Automobile insurance coverage which meets Maryland Insurance limits. Two Personal references. Liability insurance and virtual new volunteer training are provided.

Skills/Interests

  • Driving

Issue area

  • Public Safety