Tri-Cities Area Road to Recovery Volunteer Coordinator
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
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Responsibilities Serivce CoordinationMonitors requests for transportation, contacts volunteer drivers to coordinate assignments. 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 Assists staff partner as needed with assessing available transportation alternatives in the community. Participates in program evaluations as requested.
Volunteer and Community Management
Assists staff partner as needed with recruitment 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. Abides by the guidelines and policieis of the American Cancer Society and the program including privacy and confidentiality policies. Responds to questions from new volunteers, and provides appropriate information to support their development in a timely manner.
Successful completion of initial Volunteer Coordinator Training and updates as needed to ensure compliance with program standards and guidelines. 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 skills. Strong organizational and time management skills. Access to email, phone and internet required. Appreication of and respect for diverse backgrounds, cultures, lifestyle of patients, caregivers, volunteers and staff. If a cancer survivor, must be one year post-treatment.