Bus Driver, Attendant & Lift Training Schedule

Sign up on our VolunteerHub is required for all trainings.

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Bus Trainings are for current AHTN Volunteers only. Before signing up for Driver or Attendant Training, you must have attended a Volunteer Orientation and completed a background check.  If you have not, please click here to go to our Volunteer Page and follow our simple steps to first become an AHTN Volunteer. Refresher courses are only for AHTN Volunteers who are already current bus team members.

Upcoming Bus Driver Training Dates

All Bus Driver Training will take place from 9-12pm. Space is limited, sign up on the VolunteerHub is required.

November 10th

November 24th

January 26th

February 23rd

AHTN trained bus drivers help transport guests to shared meals, Rejuvenation Station and Code Blue.  

The following paperwork must be submitted to Shastings@ahtn.org by 4 days prior in order to attend training:

  • – copy of your driver license
  • – copy of your auto insurance card
  • – last 4 digits of your social security number

Bus training is led by Hank Merritt, AHTN Bus Transportation Co-Coordinator (BucksRider@live.com).  Please plan on staying the entire training, as there is a lot to go over, then the route is driven.  Meet Hank by the bus when you arrive.

**You must have attended a volunteer training/orientation and completed your background check in order to attend this training. 

 

Upcoming Bus Attendant Training Dates

All Bus Attendant Training will take place from 1-3pm. Space is limited, sign up on the VolunteerHub is required.

November 10th

November 24th

January 26th

February 23rd

Meet our Bus Transportation Co-Coordinator, Barbara Merritt, and learn what is required to be a part of the Bus Team as a Bus Attendant. You will be shown the duties of working along side our Bus Drivers, assisting the guest on the bus as well as how to run the Wheelchair Lift and safely secure a wheelchair guest onto the bus.

Upcoming Bus Wheelchair Lift Refresher Dates

All Bus Wheelchair Lift Refresher Training will take place from 10-11am. Space is limited, sign up on the VolunteerHub is required.

November 17th

January 19th

February 16th

This is a great refresher course for current and already trained AHTN Bus Drivers and Bus Attendants only. Located at Emmaus Road Lutheran Church (parking lot), get a quick training on how to operate the handicap passenger lift as well as how to assist a wheel chair guest on the White Bus. recommended for all on the AHTN Bus Team, especially those who have never operated the lift! 

 

Hank & Barbara Merritt, Bus Transportation Co-Coordinators

 

 

 

TIN Drive Team Volunteers are needed! 

AHTN receives many calls from our local homeless and residents who need rides to doctor appointments, counseling, court dates, food pantries, laundromats and thrift stores to obtain clothing. Most of the requests are during the day, Monday through Friday. Volunteers have the option of using our TIN minivan or their own car and will be reimbursed for gas or mileage. It is recommended that you have someone else with you, especially if AHTN does not know the client very well. We also will not permit females to drive male clients unless they have someone else with them.

Please contact Nikki Farrior 215-550-3868 ext. 101 if you are interested in serving this very much needed mission.