Medical Transportation Driver
Location: Neighborly Care Network
Transportation
Duties:

Medical appointment transportation driver volunteers deliver clients to and from medical appointments and pharmacies (up to ten miles from the client’s home, one way). Choose one weekday or more in a region of the county. Volunteers do not lift clients nor transport those in wheelchairs. The earliest client pickup begins at 8:45 for a 9:30 appointment, and scheduled trips must be completed by 4 pm for safety reasons. Volunteers will use their own vehicle. The volunteer must follow all Neighborly policies and procedures at all times and maintain client privacy.


Qualifications:

• Have a reliable vehicle

• Attend Neighborly orientation

• Complete all required documentation and annual retraining as required by funders, as well as:

o Pass a Level II background screening

o Pass a drug test

o Pass a motor vehicle check

o Attend Neighborly’s driver training

o Have auto insurance coverage minimums of $100,000/$300,000

o Have proficient use of own smartphone/use of Neighborly app (training provided)


Vehicle Requirements:

• Vehicle must be at most 15 years old or younger (the model year should be 2006 or newer)

• Must seat four or more passengers including the driver

• Must be a 4-door car, truck, or minivan

• Must have the driver’s name on the vehicle’s insurance, however, the driver’s name does not need to be on the registration of the vehicle

• Vehicle must pass an inspection


Exclusions: Neighborly does not allow these vehicles:

• A full-sized van (i.e. Sprinter)

• A taxi, decommissioned police car, or another marked vehicle

• Salvaged, rebuilt, or has onerous modifications