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Business Development Volunteer

Procure business support in the form of vehicle advertising for Ride Connection’s East County U-Ride program. Revenue generated from this outreach effort will go towards the U-Ride volunteer transportation program which supports the transportation needs of older adults and people with disabilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:  Work in collaboration with Ride Connection's Development staff to create new funding resources which will go towards solidifying expanding the current services offered through the U-Ride Program.  Prepare a list of businesses with guidance from Ride Connection development staff who have the potential to be financial supporters including car dealerships, real estate firms, medical groups and others.  Create, with guidance from Ride Connection development staff, a formal letter of request for a meeting and giving essential information about Ride Connection.  Assist with scheduling appointments with contact person at designated business.  Accompany staff to scheduled appointments with the designated contact person and eventually go to appointments alone  Leave collateral materials for the contact person to review and possibly share with others at the business.  Report back to the development staff the responses to the requests.  Procure and deliver other materials regarding Ride Connection and the services provided by U-Ride if requested.  Prepare acknowledgments to those entities that chose to support this program.  Prepare final report as to the actions taken and results attained.

Time Commitment:  Time commitment is flexible and variable.

Physical Requirements:  Able to pass a physical with a drug and/or alcohol screening, if required.  Able to pass a criminal background check.  Able to keep all information confidential.

Qualifications/Requirements:  Possess exceptional dedication to the mission, vision, goals and objectives of Ride Connection.  Understand the basic points of Ride Connection’s funding sources.  Able to speak to a variety of people in regards to the funding and transportation needs of those served by Ride Connection.  Able to demonstrate reliability and punctuality.  Able to speak on behalf of the needs of others.

Ride Connection will provide you with the following:  Recognition for quality volunteer efforts.  Opportunities to learn and serve.  Partial mileage reimbursement may be offered.

For more information please call Trink Easterday at 503.528.1738 or email her at [email protected] Thank you for your interest!