This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Volunteer driver picking up a patient.
Road To Recovery Program
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. Road To
Recovery Volunteer Coordinator Position Summary
The Road To Recovery Coordinator collaboratively manages and monitors requests for Road To Recovery services with American Cancer Society staff partners, and works closely with the volunteer drivers to provide lifesaving transportation assistance to and from cancer-related appointments. In addition to the integral role they play in service coordination, the Volunteer Coordinator also works hand-in-hand in assisting ACS with ongoing program assessment, as well as overall volunteer and community management as it relates to the Road To Recovery program.
Receives requests for transportation and appropriately monitors and assigns approved drivers.
Provides status and necessary documentation concerning filled and unfilled transportation requests.
Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to ensure accuracy of volunteer records and transportation requests.
Ensures timely communication to staff partners, volunteer drivers and patients when issues occur.
Assists staff partner as needed with ongoing assessment of program policies, procedures, availability, community demand, and potential program enhancement.
Participates in program evaluations as requested.
Assists staff partner as needed with recruitment, screening and training of volunteers.
Assists staff partner as needed with recognition of volunteer drivers.
Works with staff partner to maintain good relationships with healthcare professionals and other groups in the community.
Successful completion of Volunteer Coordinator Training
Pass background check.
Knowledge of transportation options in the community.
Ability to respond to requests for Road To Recovery rides within a defined timeframe.
Ability to keep accurate and organized documentation.
Strong communication and listening skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Access to email, phone and internet required.
Appreciation of and respect for diverse backgrounds, cultures and lifestyles of patients, caregivers, volunteers and staff.
If a cancer survivor, must be one year post-treatment.
Time commitment varies by area. American Cancer Society staff can assist you in determining the commitment for your area. Please respond to this posting if you live in Vermont!