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Bus Buddy

Many New Americans have a fear of public transit because of safety concerns and the added challenge of a language barrier. The Bus Buddy program hopes to change this and alleviate the isolation felt by a lack of transportation.The purpose of the Bus Buddy Program is to assist newly arrived immigrants and refugees to become self-sufficient when it comes to public transportation.

Candidate Profile:

  • Candidate should be patient, flexible, resourceful and have good communication skills.
  • Candidate should be able to adapt to different learning styles.
  • Candidate should have experience working in a cross-cultural environments.
  • Candidate should be able to pass a background check.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Assist newly arrived immigrants and refugees in becoming self-sufficient when it comes to public transportation.
  • Meet with a client and provide individual bus instruction from their home to their destination of choice (ex. the International Institute, schools, grocery store, job, etc).
  • Assist with the development of transportation curriculum.
  • Assist with monthly transportation orientations.

Time Commitment:

  • Minimum of 4 hours/week
  • Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

To Apply:

Please use our online volunteer application.

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