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Donate Your Passenger Seat to help save lives.
Be a hero. Give a cancer patient a much-needed ride to treatment and you'll be the one to get a pick-me up.
The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their personal vehicles to help ensure that people with cancer get the greatments they need. Volunteer drivers may also show support and provide information and resource referrals coordinated through the American Cancer Society.
Follows program guidelines and maintains required volunteer elgibility 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 rides as agreed upon.
Completes all necessary transportation documentation information.
Reports all changes with contact information, availability, insurance coverge 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 cancer survivor, must be one year post-treatment.
Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Preferred minimum or 2 rides per month.
Proof of adequate automobile insurance, Access to a safe and reliable vehicle