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Vital Volunteers

Via is passionate about serving everyone who needs a ride. More and more seniors and people with disabilities in the Boulder-Denver region turn to Via for help with their transportation needs.

As a volunteer, you will help people with mobility challenges maintain their independence and connections to the community. All they want is a ride.

Become a Vital Volunteer driver for Via so you can help seniors and those who are disabled with their transportation needs.

We belong to a community that prides itself on volunteerism. If you’ve got a little time to spare, we want you.

To sign up for Via’s Vital Volunteer program, fill out the interest form below.
Volunteer Interest Form

 

For questions regarding Via’s volunteer driving program, please contact Lisa Bitzer, Client & Business Services Manager, at  303-473-2885 or by email at volunteer@viacolorado.org.

FAQs

Why volunteer with Via?

  • Drive a hybrid electric Prius or your own car
  • Make a schedule that works for you
  • Mobile tablets with GPS
  • Mileage reimbursement offered for volunteers using own cars
  • Backup and support of Via’s Call Center and safety and training departments
  • Draw on Via’s decades of transportation experience
  • Access Via’s knowledge of serving people with mobility limitations
  • Training and orientation
  • Liability insurance (supplemental or comprehensive)

What are the volunteer driver qualifications?

  • A little time to spare
  • Enjoy older adults and those living with disabilities
  • Safe driving record
  • Honest and reliable
  • Good cognitive and awareness skills
  • Comfortable with technology
  • Know the local community
  • Follow Via’s volunteer driver policies and procedures

How many hours or days do I have to volunteer?

  • Via Prius volunteers may be asked to commit to a 3-hour route from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Any day you want
  • Make your own schedule
  • Set hours or a round trip at a time
  • Background check and drug screen (including marijuana) done before volunteer work begins and also on an annual basis