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Volunteers in Service to the Elderly (VISTE) is seeking full-time and part-time Drivers to provide door-to-door transportation for seniors that range in age from 70-106. VISTE is a community-based, non-profit organization serving Lakeland, Bartow, Mulberry, and Ft. Meade, Florida.  Established in 1983, VISTE’s mission is to enable elderly persons to continue living safely and independently in their own homes. The primary duties of the Driver position include transporting clients in a safe, courteous, timely, and professional manner. Candidates must have access to a vehicle in good repair and must be safe, clean, and accessible to clients, have a valid Florida Driver’s license, and auto insurance. Candidates must demonstrate basic map reading skills and/or the ability to use navigational phone applications as well as knowledge of Polk County's geographical area, roads, and locations. A passion for service to the elderly is a must, and experience with seniors is preferred. Wages are $10.00 an hour (increasing to $11.00 on October 1, 2022) plus mileage reimbursement at the IRS rate. Send resumes electronically to rodney@viste.org

Volunteers in Service to the Elderly (VISTE) is seeking a full-time Transportation Manager to lead our transportation department which provides door-to-door transportation for seniors that range in age from 70 to 107. VISTE is a community-based, nonprofit organization serving Lakeland, Bartow, Mulberry, and Ft. Meade. Established in 1983, VISTE’s mission is to enable elderly persons to remain safely and independently in their own homes. The Transportation Manager is responsible for directing and overseeing transportation-related operations which include managing VISTE drivers, dispatching, and routing. This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, assuring that client transportation needs are met in a courteous and professional manner. Qualified candidates must be able to work with elderly clients, possess customer service skills, and have a working knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. A passion for service to the elderly is a must, and experience with seniors is preferred. Knowledge of Polk County’s geographical area, roads, and locations are a plus. Salary ranges from $16.00 to $18.00 an hour. Please send resumes electronically to patricia@viste.org

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