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Senior Ride Nashville

Part-time Contract Driver

Senior Ride Nashville


Job Summary

Senior Ride Nashville seeks a paid driver to supplement its volunteer driver corps by providing friendly transportation to adults aged 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, a valid driver’s license, and pass criminal and driver background screenings. Many SRN clients are unable to ride in pick-up trucks.

SRN currently serves riders living in West Nashville, North Nashville, East Nashville, Madison, Donelson, Hermitage, and Old Hickory. 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 part-time, contract position and reports to the Director of Operations.  Driving takes place Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. A regular commitment of between 2 and 5 days/week is required. Total take-home pay averages $25/hr (comprised of an hourly rate plus mileage).

SRN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be a careful, safe, and responsible driver
  • Log in to the Assisted Rides website to obtain ride assignments
  • Call the rider the day before the ride to confirm details and identify yourself as the driver
  • Assist the rider into their destination and with shopping needs if requested
  • Be reliable, courteous, and patient
  • Log in to the online Assisted Rides system to close out each ride, recording accurate mileage and time


  • Must have access to a personal vehicle that is suitable for driving older adults
  • 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
  • Must maintain the 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

Additional Information


  • 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 Auto Liability Insurance
  • This is a contract (1099) role
  • Average take-home pay is $25/hour (made up of an hourly rate plus mileage)

How to Apply

Submit a resume by email to Jessica@SeniorRideNashville.org with a couple of sentences in the body of your email about why this role appeals to you. No phone calls, please. 


  • Date Posted: June 6, 2024
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Transportation
  • Start Date: 07/01/2024
  • Salary Range: $25
  • Working Hours: varies, looking for 2-5 days per week