As a volunteer, part of Scott’s tasks includes donation pick-up and equipment support, which
includes tasks ranging from deconstructing to cleaning the gently used donations, as well as
organizing the warehouse. At the warehouse, Scott breaks down the used wheelchairs and collects
useful parts that will later be used for other wheelchairs. Leftover parts, like metal, are recycled.
Scott is relatively new to the team and first heard about Alternatives in Motion through his desire to
volunteer his time locally. He found us on Volunteer Match and has been a dedicated volunteer
since his commitment to us at the beginning of this year.
Scott’s favorite part about volunteering Alternatives in Motion is the amazing staff and the ultimate
mission of the organization; to help those with mobility issues. Along with other individuals
working at Alternatives in Motion, Scott enjoys helping; knowing that his work here genuinely
aids to transform the life of another. For Scott, working with Alternatives in Motion is a breath of
fresh air and gives him time away from the computer, where he spends most of his time at his
If you’re interested in providing volunteering, but don’t know where to start, Scott believes it’s all
about reaching out and making the initial contact. He states that just by putting yourself out there
will make a world’s difference. It may seem intimidating and uneasy to make the initial contact, but
he truly believes that it’ll all be well worth it once you get involved because you are at least
guaranteed that the work you’re doing is helping those in your community.