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Mid-Cities Care Corps - Transportation Volunteer

What is the MCCC transportation program?

  • A volunteer, using their own vehicle, transports a senior neighbor to a routine medical appointment or on a quality of life drive, then returns them to their home.

What is a "routine medical" drive?

  • Transportation to routine medical appointments they otherwise might not be able to make.
  • Pick them up, stay the duration, and return them home.

What is a "quality of life" drive?

  • A quality of life drive could be taking a senior to the grocery store, a pharmacy, bank, a beauty salon/barber shop, etc.

What days of the week are drives scheduled?

  • Routine medical appointments are scheduled for Monday - Friday.
  • Quality of life drives are reserved for Fridays and Saturdays.

How long does a typical drive last?

  • Drives are typically 2 - 3 hours and cover the northeast Tarrant County region, including the downtown Fort Worth Hospital district and north Arlington Hospital district.

How many times per month will I be expected to drive?

  • It's up to you.  You can drive as often as you like.
  • We like to say "If you have 3 hours per month to spare, then you can be a volunteer driver."

Phone:  817.282.0531
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Mid-Cities Care Corps - Social Outreach Volunteer

What is MCCC Social Outreach program?

  • Outreach efforts to crack senior isolation

What type of services are provided?

  • Visiting Friends - Volunteer shares quality time with senior visiting, taking lunch, calling or other activity if they choose once or twice a month in their home.
  • Phone Friends - Seniors connect with one another by phone from the comfort of their home.
  • Senior Socials - 3rd Tuesday of the month senior social with theme, games, light treats, at St. Phillip Presbyterian.
  • Holiday Outreach - Groups and/or individuals donate and deliver food baskets and/or gifts for the young at heart clients who otherwise might not experience the spirit of the season.

Who can do it?

  • Individuals, families, church groups, et. with a caring heart and willingness to share quality time.
  • Volunteer help with planning, hosting and driving seniors to the event.

How often am I expected to volunteer?

  • Your schedule determines
  • While respectfully coordinating with the senior.

Phone:  817.282.0531
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Mid-Cities Care Corps - Helping Hands Volunteer

What is MCCC Helping Hands program?

  • Assisting seniors with minor home repairs and seasonal lawn care.

What type of services are provided?

  • Minor Home Repairs - minor interior/exterior carpentry, electrical and plumbing repairs.
  • Stability/Mobility Installation - grab bars, wheelchair ramps
  • Adopt-a-Lawn - mow a lawn for the growing season.
  • Certified Tech - professional partners for projects beyond volunteer capability.
  • Group Service Days - church, student or company groups perform season yard cleanup or minor exterior painting.

Who can do it?

  • Home repairs:  Individuals or groups with handy man skills
  • Lawn care:  Individuals, familes, small church groups, companies, anyone that can walk behind a lawn mower; mower can be positioned at client home.

What if the repairs are beyond our capability?

  • Mid-Cities Care Corp can engage a professional partner to make repairs.

How often am I expected to volunteer?

  • Home repairs:  It's up to you; you can select a project based on your skill set and availability.
  • Adopt-a-lawn:  every other week or as directed by grass growth.

Phone:  817.282.0531
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