Penquis Looking For Volunteers

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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Scope of Service Provided:
Provides transportation in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties to medical and community services.

Photo courtesy: MGN

Average number of trips per day- approximately 1500
Average daily volunteers - 120
Total Volunteers - 189

Day in the Life of a Volunteer:
6-10 clients, servicing dialysis, narcotic treatment, child assistance programs, family visits, grocery shopping.

Touching Story:
A little girl who never spoke refused to ride with Bob until he showed his badge, drew a smiley face on his badge one day and she reacted with amusement

Call for Volunteers:
All drivers are vetted through background checks

Orientations monthly:

Largest need in Piscataquis County (Greenville, Dover-Foxcroft, Dexter, Milo) '

Reimbursement: $.41/mile

For more information: Call 973-3500 or log on to