Neighbors, Inc.

Dial-A-Ride Volunteer Position for Neighbors, Inc.



Job Description


Dial-A-Ride Volunteer Position Description
Purpose
Volunteers for the Dial-A-Ride program take individuals without access to reliable transportation to medical, dental or other necessary appointments. Over 2,000 rides are provided each year. Volunteers use their own vehicles and choose which rides they are able to take each week.
Key Activities
  • Transport riders from their homes in northern Dakota County to appointments located in the Twin Cities metro area.
  • Offer a friendly conversation to riders on the drive to and from the appointment.
  • Coordinate with the Dial-A-Ride Program Manager on availability to assist clients.
Qualifications
  • Must be 21+.
  • Must pass a background check, which includes motor vehicle history.
  • Have regular access to a reliable vehicle and maintain vehicle in a safe operating condition.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and car insurance that meets or exceeds Minnesota minimum insurance requirements.
  • Ability to treat everyone with respect and kindness and adherence to client confidentiality.
Benefits
  • Make a positive impact in your community with a team of dedicated volunteers and staff.
  • Mileage reimbursement is available for Neighbors’ driving assignments (please note that a W-2 will be issued for reimbursements that exceed $600 in a calendar year).
  • Training and ongoing support is provided.
  • Ongoing volunteers are invited to the annual volunteer appreciation event and bimonthly continuing education lunches.
Availability
Hours are flexible and scheduled by the volunteer; can vary month to month.
Staff Support
Jenny Saunier, Transportation Program Manager
Email: jenny@neighborsmn.org
Phone: 651-306-2143


Contact Information

Business Name: Neighbors, Inc.
Contact: Heidi Satre
Street: 222 Grand Avenue W
City/State/Zip: South St. Paul, MN 55075
Local Phone: (651) 306-2154
Fax: (651) 455-1319
Email: heidi@neighborsmn.org
Website Address: http://www.neighborsmn.org

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