VOGO

Becoming a Volunteer Driver is rewarding. You meet friendly people, experience the gratification of assisting someone in need, and are reimbursed for miles driven. As a Volunteer Driver, you set your own schedule and have the flexibility of driving as much time as you are able. Our mission is to provide transportation to residents in rural Stanislaus by utilizing volunteers and mobility management for anyone who has barriers to transportation. This program currently serves residents in Riverbank.

How to Get Started?

  • Becoming a Volunteer is a simple process, begin by submitting our Volunteer Driver Application.
  • We will contact you to complete your application. The process usually takes one week.

What is Needed?

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Volunteer Stories

Meet Joshua Asbill - Travel Trainee

When I was graduating from high school, I was referred to MOVE for their Travel Training Program. Before participating in Travel Training, I depended on family members for my transportation needs and struggled to independently travel to my appointments.

Meet Mohammed Rashid - Travel Trainee

I was referred to MOVE Travel Training program in 2012 to help me learn the skills to travel independently.

VOGO FAQ

Do Volunteers get paid for driving?
VOGO Volunteers

Volunteer drivers are reimbursed mileage at the current IRS mileage rate to and from their destinations.

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How long does it take once I apply to begin driving?
VOGO Volunteers

It takes approximately one week to complete the application process, orientation, and training before beginning to drive.

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Do I need special training?
VOGO Volunteers

Each VOGO Volunteer participates in an orientation prior to driving.

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Do I need a special license?
VOGO Volunteers

You will need the following:

  • Background Check includes:
    • Criminal
    • Driving Record
  • DMV Background
  • Current Driver’s License and Proof of Vehicle Insurance
  • COVID-19 Symptoms screened before each trip.
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