Volunteer drivers needed for Del Mar Community Connections

Del Mar Community Connections is looking for new volunteer drivers from Del Mar Hills, Heights, and Terrace as well as the city of Del Mar. Volunteer drivers provide rides to shopping, medical appointments, etc. for seniors who no longer drive. The volunteer driver program is one of many services provided by DMCC so seniors can continue to live at home.

Volunteer drivers use their own cars. They register in a system that alerts them by e-mail when rides are needed and they volunteer only for trips that are convenient for them. The program is hugely rewarding for the riders and the drivers. To sign up as a volunteer driver, contact DMCC: 858-792-7565 or

Since 1999, Del Mar Community Connections has provided services to seniors, including social events, lunches at local restaurants, health and fitness opportunities, computer tutoring, a travel club, a book club, bridge, and Mahjong. DMCC also operates a 10-passenger shuttle van that provides rides to area shopping centers and to music and theater events.