Drive Compassion in Your Community
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NV Rides partners with community-based volunteer driver programs located throughout Northern Virginia. Our goal is to help ensure that any adult aging in place in our community can find transportation. NV Rides is here to support you in getting a volunteer driver program up and running in your community.
If you or your organization wants to get a volunteer driving program started or if you have a program already, but want to connect with our network, we are here to help. To get started, contact Jennifer Kanarek, Manager, via email or call 703.537-3071.
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When your organization joins NV Rides, you become part of a thriving network of volunteer driving programs. You receive the following at no cost:
Ride Scheduling Software
NV Rides provides its partner organizations with an easy-to-use software program that makes scheduling volunteer driving simple and effortless. The ride scheduling software can be fine-tuned for the individual needs of its partner organizations.
NV Rides offers specialized marketing support for its partner organizations, helping as needed to spread the word, spark community interest, and build a crew of drivers. Experienced marketing specialists at NV Rides can help with social media outreach, effective messaging, and volunteer recruitment efforts.
Volunteer Coordinator Support
The staff at NV Rides provides volunteer driver coordinators with any training they need to get their program gassed up and running smoothly. We teach volunteer coordinators how to recruit and train drivers, and successfully assess the needs of the community and individual clients. We also train volunteer coordinators on how to use the ride scheduling software and effectively manage and grow their programs.
Volunteer Background Checks
NV Rides provides quick and confidential criminal and driving background checks for every potential driver for its partner organizations.
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NV Rides promotes mobility for seniors. We work with community-based volunteer organizations who provide transportation service.
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Stories from the Road
Liz Jones is an entrepreneur, mom of two teenagers and self-declared volunteer extraordinaire. The Herndon resident admits that she finds it hard to sit still and is always looking for ways to give back to her community. As a member of the “sandwich generation”,...
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) awarded a two-year grant to the Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) to fund transportation programs that support volunteer driving networks for non-driving seniors and adults with disabilities throughout Northern...
At NV Rides we field calls daily from a variety of people in need. We are often able to help by connecting them to one of our network partners. However, there are many times that we need to seek out other resources to support them. In Fairfax...