If you’re looking for truly rewarding service opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.

The RTC volunteer driver program is for adults who want to use their wisdom, experience and skills to help seniors thrive at home. It’s a great way to connect with your community while giving back to your neighbors.

Requirements

  • Age – Driver must be 21 years of age or older.

  • Valid Driver’s License – Driver’s license must be valid to drive in Virginia. A copy of your license will be kept by VolTran for our records.

  • Proof of Insurance – Driver must show proof of insurance that meets the minimum requirements for insurance in Virginia. A copy will be kept by VolTran for our records.

  • Valid Inspection Sticker – Car being used to drive passengers must have a valid inspection sticker. This will be noted in your file.

  • Screening – Driver must agree to have a Motor Vehicle Record Check and a background check in order to drive for VolTran.

  • Training – Driver must complete a VolTran training/orientation. 

  • Background check – Driver must complete fingerprinting and national background check. 

Benefits

  • Personal Satisfaction

  • Choose your rides to fit your schedule and availability. 

  • Volunteer Liability Coverage

  • Ability to drive VolTran vehicle, wheelchair vans, or your own vehicle.

  • Access to training, educational opportunities, and a network of transportation and service providers. 

  • Provided with car shields and masks to make driving as safe as possible during the pandemic. 

  • Tax deductions for charitable service and charitable miles driven. 

  • Access to volunteer recognition events, awards, and incentive programs.

How do I become a Volunteer Transportation Driver?

Transportation is one of the top issues that aging adults face. By volunteering in our Volunteer Transportation Program, you’ll make a huge difference in the lives of older adults in King County. It’s a great option for those looking for meaningful, fulfilling ways to give back and engage directly with our communities.

Not sure if you can make the time commitment? We are flexible with schedules! Just let us know your availability.

Visit our volunteer driver page for more information.

Did you know there are health benefits associated with volunteering? It’s true! From reducing stress and anxiety to increasing self-confidence, helping others can have a positive mental and physical impact.

Make a difference in someone’s life today. Call (540) 505-5300 or email us to learn more: