Tri-Cities Area Road to Recovery Volunteer Coordinator


(36.28947,-82.35604)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Tri-Cities AreaJohnson City, TN 37604
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About

Be a hero. Help coordinate volunteer transportation for cancer patients.

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.

Program Assessment
  • 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.

Requirements
  • 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.

Skills

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

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies with area - contact local staff partner

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