Be Driven to Serve East TX!

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Families to Freedom

State: TX

Contact: sarah@familiestofreedom.org
Sarah Nejdl
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Do you have a heart for helping victims go from crisis to recovery after abuse? This opportunity might be perfect for you! We need volunteers to drive victims to safety. Have an Adventure - Travel across East Texas, the state of Texas, and the U.S. Our volunteers support victims in a direct, meaningful way!

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS WHO:
- Have a good driving record.
- Can pass a criminal background check.
- Have time to drive survivors of domestic violence from a safe pickup place in the East Texas region to a family home or shelter.

HOW FAR DO VOLUNTEERS DRIVE?
- East Texas Road Warrior
- Drive a new survivor to a domestic violence shelter 1 to 3 hours away in East Texas.
- Multi-State Road Warrior.
- Drive a new survivor to a family home in another state.
A company credit card is provided to pay for food and hotel stay.
We also provide the vehicle and pay for the gas!

INTERESTED YET? KEEP READING...
- You choose to accept or decline a drive - No pressure!
- We arrange survivor pick-ups in a safe, public place in a rural town in East TX as far south as Beaumont or as far north as Longview.
- Many of our survivors travel with children - We will provide & install car seats so you don't have to.
- There are no out-of-pocket expenses for our volunteers - we reimburse for fuel. For very long trips we'll provide a vehicle and company credit card for food and hotel stay.
- We never pick up from a victim's home or anywhere that the abusive partner might be. Everyone's safety is our highest priority!
Drivers with daytime availability are in high demand!

Start the process at FamiliestoFreedom.org/Volunteer. For more details or answers to specific questions call for the Volunteer Manager at 833-903-7233. Orientation and training can be conducted virtually or in our Dallas office on weekends.

Skill Desired: Medical/Health, Project Management, Spanish Language, Web Site/Application Development, Crafts, Information Technology, Handyman/Painting/Cleaning

Matching Interests: Volunteering from Home, Geared for 50+ volunteers, Requires Physical Ability (for example, lift 50 lbs.), Indoors, Outdoors, Computers & Technology, Emergency & Safety, Homeless & Housing, Immigrants & Refugees, Legal Work, Poverty, Veterans & Military Families, Children & Youth, Community, Women's Issues

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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