American Cancer Society, Road to Recovery


(46.7218,-122.958)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Road to RecoveryCentralia, WA 98531

About

Road to Recovery is a service offered by the American Cancer Society in which volunteer drivers provide cancer patients transportation to and from their scheduled appointments. Drivers donate their time and the use of their personal vehicles to help ensure that cancer patients get the lifesaving treatments they need.

For more information and an application to be a Road to Recovery volunteer, email name and address to carrie.o'grady@cancer.org (information can be sent via mail or email)


Responsibilities
* Attend initial training session and re-certification trainings every two years
* Fulfill all transportation requests received from the Volunteer Coordinator, to the best of his/her ability
* Notify the Volunteer Coordinator or staff person as soon as possible is an assignment cannot be completed.
* Pick up patients promptly at the designated time and place
* Follow safe driving procedures at all times
* Display American Cancer Society window sticker or placard and carry wallet ID card at all times when driving patients
* Be supportive of the patient's concerns but do not offer medical advice, counseling, or opinions
* Report all required transportation information to the Volunteer Coordinator in a timely manner
* Coordinate/confirm with the patients at least one day prior to the scheduled assignment
* Report traffic accidents/violations to the Volunteer Coordinator or Society Staff partner

Skills

  • Transportation

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • You build your own schedule

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