Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Senior Connection Wins National Award; Senior Connection Seeking More Volunteer Drivers

The National Volunteer Transportation Center

The National Volunteer Transportation Center (NVTC), which recognizes outstanding volunteer transportation programs across the country, selected the Senior Connection as its Grand STAR Award winner. The Senior Connection is the largest provider of free, escorted transportation in Montgomery County and is seeking more volunteer drivers. It is supported in part by a contract with the Montgomery County Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Disability.

The Senior Connection relies on volunteers and is looking for more volunteer drivers to escort senior clients to medical and other appointments.  Training and liability coverage are provided, and volunteers have flexibility to create their own schedules.

The trainings are held at the Senior Connection office located in the Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Silver Spring. Sign up for a volunteer training session on one of the dates listed below:
  • Wednesday, March 23 from 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 13 from 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 27 from 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 11 from 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 25 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Get a volunteer application online or contact for more information.