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Senior Ride Nashville

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Job Summary

Senior Ride Nashville (SRN) seeks paid drivers to supplement its volunteer driver corps by providing friendly transportation to adults age 60 and older. SRN provides door-through-door service, assisting riders into the car and into their destination, upon request. Rides will be assigned by SRN staff. Additionally, SRN drivers must have a personal vehicle, valid driver’s license and pass criminal and driver background screenings. The SRN COVID-19 Ride Policy requires that clients have access to a vehicle with a backseat.

SRN currently serves riders living in Donelson, East Nashville, Hermitage, Madison, Old Hickory, and West Nashville. Preference will be given to applicants who reside within Davidson County. The driver is responsible for providing rides to SRN members throughout Davidson County. This position is a flexible 15-25-hour, contract position and reports to the Operations Director.  The driver will receive hourly pay and mileage reimbursement.

Job Responsibilities

Duties of the position:

  • To be a careful and responsible driver
  • To confirm assignments promptly to the SRN staff
  • To call the rider the day before the ride to confirm details and identify yourself as the driver
  • To be reliable, courteous and patient
  • To log in to the online Assisted Rides system to close out each ride, recording accurate mileage and time

Qualifications

Job Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Must have at least 5 years driving experience
  • Must have proof of personal auto liability coverage (Additional coverage may be required.)
  • Must maintain vehicle in good working condition
  • Must have access to a cell phone
  • Must be capable of reading a map and interpreting GPS directions
  • Must always have and use seat belts
  • Must adhere to Tennessee driving and safety laws

Required Commitments:

  • Must enjoy being with people and have a desire to assist older adults
  • Must be reliable and dedicated
  • Must complete all required training
  • Must follow SRN policies and procedures, including SRN’s COVID-19 policy
  • The successful candidate must be willing to take the COVID-19 vaccine once available unless an accommodation is required by law.

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Satisfaction of assisting older adults maintain independence and dignity, stay connected to the community, and obtain essential services
  • Contribution to solving mobility problems for seniors
  • Excess Volunteer Liability insurance
  • Excess Auto Liability Insurance

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter by email to Elizabeth@SeniorRideNashville.org. (No phone calls please.)

Details

  • Date Posted: April 28, 2021
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 05/17/2021
  • Salary Range: $15/hour, $0.56/mile mileage reimbursement 
  • Working Hours: This position is 15-25 hours per week with working hours between 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday. A regular commitment of two-three days per week is required, and additional days may be available.