American Cancer Society

Road to Recovery Polk Coordinator-(Home Based)



POSITION: Road to Recovery Unit Coordinator


The Road to Recovery Unit Coordinator receives Road requests from the Patient Services Center and coordinates services with Road volunteer drivers.


q Ability to respond to requests for transportation within a specific time frame.

q Commitment to plan and implement a year-round recruitment strategy.

q Ability to keep accurate and organized records.

q Sensitivity to the needs of cancer patient and tact in conversation and attitude.

q Respectful of the patient’s right to confidentiality.

q Willingness to attend Unit Cancer Control Committee meetings and any other meetings necessary.


q Conducts program needs assessment.

q Assesses available transportation alternatives and provides feedback to Patient Services Center (PSC).

q Recruits transportation volunteers (with assistance of Patient Service Manager).

q Receives requests for transportation and assigns drivers to fulfill those requests. Provides status to PSC concerning filled and unfulfilled transportation requests. (Preferably by 3:00 p.m. (EST) the Friday before the week being scheduled).

q Records all transportation services provided.

q Maintains accurate records of volunteer drivers.

q Assists in organizing awards functions for volunteers.

q Reports problems to the Road Volunteer Mentor and Patient Services Manager.

q Reports to Unit Cancer Control Committee.


q Approximate time required to fulfill duties: one (1) to six (6) hours per week (will vary by number of patients requesting transportation)

Mission Statement

American Cancer Society - Polk Road to Recovery Coordinator

The Details

  • Address
    12810 Magnolia DriveTampa, FL 33612
  • Contact
    • Robert Breakiron
  • Phone
    • 813-481-9587
  • Interest Area
    • Health & Medicine

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