Catholic Charities Volunteer Services


Volunteer Services Office - On-Call Mobile Response Vehicle Driver

Mobile Response Vehicle Driver Volunteer

 

Catholic Charities takes the Mobile Response Vehicle (MRV) out into the community to serve those in need. Crisscrossing the Archdiocese of Washington, the MRV goes to various locations to distribute packed lunches, toiletry items, and information packets to those who may not know about our services.

 

The Mobile Response Vehicle Driver Volunteer would drive Catholic Charities USA’s Mobile Response Vehicle to these sites. The driver will assist with keeping goods organized inside the vehicle and support Catholic Charities staff as they distribute the items.

 

The Mobile Response Vehicle Driver will be responsible for:

  • Driving the Catholic Charities USA Mobile Response Vehicle
  • Assisting with keeping goods organized in the vehicle
  • Supporting Catholic Charities staff as they distribute the items

 

Desired Skills, Experience & Characteristics:

  • Resourceful, friendly, and organized
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to adjust on the fly
  • Calm demeanor

 

Qualifications:

  • Volunteers must have a current driver’s license
  • Volunteers must have a good driving record
  • Volunteers must be 21 or older
  • Volunteers must be able to serve at a location in Montgomery County, MD
  • Volunteers must be able to serve at a location in Washington, D.C.

 

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Improved communication and organization skills
  • The opportunity to meet new people from all walks of life

 

Support:

  • The volunteer will participate in Catholic Charities Volunteer Orientation
  • The volunteer will receive on-site training at The Kennedy Institute

 

Time Commitment:

  • This is an on-call volunteer role, so schedule will vary
  • The volunteer will only drive the MRV during weekdays

 

Location: (MRV Pickup) The Kennedy Institute, 801 Buchanan St NE Washington, DC 20017

  • There is parking available at the facility
  • Also accessible via the DC Metro Fort Totten station and Metro Bus

 

Next Steps:

Qualifications Required

  • Can you volunteer at a location in Montgomery County, MD? Must be Yes
  • Can you volunteer at a location in Washington, D.C.? Must be Yes
  • Do you have experience writing and/or reviewing resumes? Must be Yes

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Tuesday - Afternoon, Evening
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening