Volunteer Road To Recovery Coordinators Needed and Back Up Coordinators


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

712 S Keyser AvenueAmerican Cancer SocietyTaylor, PA 18517

About

The American Cancer Society is seeking motivated, outgoing individuals to fill Volunteer Coordinator positions in Wyoming Valley, upper Luzerne County, lower Luzerne County (Hazleton aread) Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties. Volunteer Coordinators are essential to schedule volunteer drivers who will provide transportation assistance to cancer patients. Requirements of this volunteer position: Must be at least 18, have a clear background check, participate in a short volunteer orientation, good communication skills, be computer savvy, be familiar with Microsoft office. The coordinator must have Internet access laptop or IPad, email and a phone. A short orientation and training session will be provided. The hours are flexible and a volunteer coordinator may spend about 3-5 hours a week, calling drivers, answering emails for ride requests and scheduling drivers for rides. They can volunteer from home or go to our Taylor office. The ideal candidate would be a retired administrative secretary, someone with office and computer skills, retiree, someone who works part time or has been affected by cancer . If you are interested in being a volunteer, please call 1-800-227-2345 to learn more.
We are also looking for volunteer road coordinators who can cover road coordination for road coordinators while they are out of town. Back up coordinators are needed for Monroe, Wayne, Pike, Schuylkill, Carbon, Lackawanna, and Luzerne County.

Road To Recovery is an American Cancer Society program designed to help improve the quality of life and reduce barriers to care for cancer patients undergoing active treatment by transporting them to and from cancer-related treatment appointments. Volunteer Road to Recovery drivers are also needed. Volunteer drivers need to be at least 18 to 84, have a good driving record, valid PA license, proof of insurance, a clear background check, and attend a short orientation session.

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

Contact:

Jennifer Washney, Program Manager Mission Delivery

American Cancer Society
570-224-9570

jennifer.washney@cancer.org

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Healthcare
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Administrative Support
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • about 5 hours per week
  • good clerical and computer skills, personal connection to cancer, desire to help others

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