Chicago Area Road to Recovery Volunteer Driver


(41.88399,-87.619705)
 

Cause Areas

When

Tue Oct 10, 2017 07:00 AM - Sat Oct 10, 2020 07:00 PM

Where

Greater Chicago AreaChicago, IL 60601

Donate Your Passenger Seat to help save lives.

About


You can make a difference and help save lives.

The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteer driver provides people with transportation to and from their cancer-related treatment appointments. Drivers donate their time and the use of their personal vehicles to help ensure that people with cancer get the treatments they need.
Responsibilities include:

  • Follows program guidelines and maintains required volunteer eligibility requirements.
  • Notifies the Coordinator of availability, request acceptance and completion.
  • Coordinates with the patient at least one to two days prior to the accepted ride request and provides ride as agreed upon.
  • Completed all necessary transportation documentation information.
  • Reports all changes with contact information, availability, insurance coverage and driving eligibility to the Society in a timely manner.
  • Reports traffic accidents and violations to the Society within 24 hours of occurrence.
  • Abides by the Society's privacy and confidentiality policies.
Volunteer Driver Qualifications
Drivers must be between the ages of 18 and 84 and have
  • A Good driving record
  • A current, valid driver's license
  • Access to a safe and reliable vehicle
  • Proof of adequate automobile insurance
  • Complete an American Cancer society training course
  • Availability Monday through Saturday during the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • If a cancer surviovr, must be one year post-treatment.

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Proof of dequate automobile insurance, Access to a safe and reliable vehicle.

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