Goal

To provide safe and reliable transportation for program participants.

Role & Traits

  • Ability to meet all driving requirements including age 21 or over, good driving record, valid IL driver’s license, current auto insurance
  • Desire to support young adults in their efforts to grow job and academic skills as they progress through the employment program
  • Highly dependable and punctual

Responsibilities

  • Transports participants in the Employment Opportunity Center from work sites to home during the week and to and from work on Saturdays (primarily in Carol Stream and Warrenville)
  • Effective coordination with EOC staff to identify transportation needs
  • Development of supportive relationships with program participants and recognizing the need and opportunity to be a role model to participants

Schedule

Monday–Friday, 7:30–9:00 a.m., and Saturday, 7–10 a.m. and 4–6 p.m.

Getting Started

All volunteers are required to complete the OCM Application and Screening procedures before beginning. This includes:

  • Complete the Volunteer Application
  • Interview with the OCM Director of Volunteer Service
  • Interview with Program Coordinator
  • Complete a fingerprinting and background check
  • Complete the Approved Drivers Application and maintain automobile insurance
Complete the Volunteer Application