Winnebago County - ADVOCAP Transportation Program
The Winnebago County - ADVOCAP Transportation Program is a program designed to provide transportation to those in need as requested by the Department of Human Services (DHS) in Winnebago County. This program enables children, adults, and seniors to attend important appointments at no cost.
Information for volunteers
Eligibility & enrollment
The Transportation Program is open to volunteers over age 21. Volunteers must have a reliable car and a good driving record. Proof of insurance, a valid Wisconsin driver's license, and a background free of criminal offenses is required. Volunteers are asked to fill out a one page registration form and participate in a face to face interview at the time of enrollment.
Responsibilities and Expectations
We ask all volunteers to commit to at least 6 months of driving. Volunteers must have a desire to help those in need and be sensitive to the feelings and needs of those they are driving. Volunteers must maintain confidentiality and be non-judgmental with regard to race, income, special needs, disabilities, religion, family status and background. Volunteers should be able to keep detailed records such as mileage odometer readings, length of assignments, and any expenses requiring reimbursement.
By volunteering your time you will:
- Be offered a flexible schedule
- Be able to decide how much time you would like to spend driving
- Be given the option to refuse any assignment
By becoming a transportation volunteer you will receive:
- Supplemental insurance
- Mileage reimbursement
- Meal expense reimbursement
- Parking expense reimbursement
Start volunteering now
The VDS will work with you to begin this rewarding volunteer assignment.