How To Volunteer

BECOME AN AHTN VOLUNTEER Instructions

GO TO WEBSITE.     www.ahtn.volunteerhub.com     

Step One:  Register for an ID and Password and complete online registration form on the Volunteer Hub.
(Be sure to choose an ID and Password you will remember and keep it in a safe place. )

Step Two:  Attend an AHTN Orientation.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST ATTEND A VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION AND PROCESS THEIR CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK BEFORE VOLUNTEERING. CHECK THE VOLUNTEER HUB TO SIGN UP FOR THE NEXT SCHEDULED ORIENTATION.

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Sign up to learn about AHTN, our missions, and procedures.  All new volunteers must attend a Volunteer Orientation.

Step Three:  Background Check and confirmation from AHTN staff.

**A Background Check is required to work on any AHTN Mission Event**

INSTRUCTIONS TO PROCESS THE BACKGROUND CHECK WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION. THERE IS NO COST TO YOU AND RESULTS ARE USUALLY AVAILABLE WITHIN 72 HOURS. THIS ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES.

Step Four:  Read the instructions at the top of the All Events page on the Volunteer Hub.

Step Five:  View upcoming events by date. Jump to date for which you want to sign up. Review positions and sign up for the desired event (position and date).
There is a limit to the number of people that can sign up for a mission event. You will receive a confirmation email. It will include instructions to cancel the reservation.

Code Blue Special Instructions:

YOU ARE ONLY TO GO TO THE CODE BLUE SITE IF CODE BLUE HAS BEEN CALLED.
You will receive an email and phone call in the early afternoon if Code Blue has been called.

Website home page will announce that Code Blue has been called.


AHTN Volunteer Driver Approval Process

Anyone wishing to drive for AHTN missions must become an AHTN volunteer, attend Driver Training (posted on the Volunteer Hub), and go through an annual approval process, providing the following to Crystal Myers, AHTN Administrative Consultant (cmyers@ahtn.org):

  • Proof of automobile insurance with minimum 300k liability coverage.  Submit copy of insurance card and signed Volunteer Insurance Statement.
  • Submit copy of your driver license.
  • Submit completed/signed Request for Driver Information Form to run driver background check to allow AHTN to obtain a motor vehicle report through PennDOT.
  • Submit the last 4 digits of your social security number.

You can find PDF versions of the forms here:

Request for Driver Information              Volunteer Insurance Statement

CLICK HERE FOR THE UPCOMING BUS DRIVER & LIFT TRAINING SCHEDULE


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 Join us as we create a renewed sense of community and human spirit by serving the homeless and those in need.

If not us, then who

If not me and you

Right now, it’s time for us to do something

Follow along with the words of the song:  “Do Something” LYRICS

 


Read FAQ’s Below and Follow Instructions Included on this Page:

Why do you want me to sign up in the Volunteer Hub Registration System so far in advance? 

When a mission is scheduled or Code Blue is called, we need to contact the volunteers to tell them to report to the transportation, church or Code Blue Site.  We need to know our volunteer staff in advance for the mission event to be effective and successful.

How do I benefit from signing up so far in advance?

If you sign up for a position and date (event) now, you have a better chance of getting what you want before others sign up. You can put the date in your calendar now so it will not conflict with other plans.

Can I cancel my event if something comes up?

Yes, you may cancel the event.  Please cancel the reservation in the volunteer hub and call AHTN (215-550-3868) if it is within 3 days of an event.

 I’d rather just be “on call.”  Why can’t I just register that way?

Valuable preparation time will be lost as we call people and ask if they are available to come in.  In an “on call” emergency situation due to last minute cancellation or an  inadequate number of volunteers, we will need experienced personnel for the process to run efficiently. We ask you to sign up as soon as you are able, so you may gain experience should an “on call” situation arise.

As I understand it, I may be signing up for days when Code Blue  or another mission won’t even be called.  I’ll be unable to plan other activities on those days if opportunities come up.

This is true, and we do ask you to try to be available the days you have volunteered.  However, if something comes up, you may cancel. We suggest you pick a day of the week that you can commit to the program either once a month or for a specific month and sign up for that day.  It will be easier for you to remember and meet the commitment.