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American Cancer Society

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Road To Recovery is an American Cancer Society program designed to help improve the quality of life and reduce barriers to care for cancer patients undergoing active treatment by transporting them to and from cancer-related treatment appointments.

The Road To Recovery Volunteer driver can help provide 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. Volunteer drivers are also there to show support and provide information and resource referrals coordinated through the American Cancer Society.

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.
  • Completes 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.
  • Computer with internet access.

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.
**Please note the Road to Recovery is temporarily suspended due to the impacts of COVID-19. Safety protocol for Volunteer Drivers will be shared when the Road To Recovery program resumes. During this time, we welcome interested volunteers to inquire for more information and to begin onboarding!

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About American Cancer Society


1315 SW Arrowhead Rd., Topeka, KS 66604, US

Mission Statement

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.


The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5 k walk is a powerful event to raise funds and awareness to end breast cancer. It is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities to finish the fight against breast cancer. Money raised goes to breast cancer research, education, advocacy and free patient programs. Day of event volunteers are needed.

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1315 SW Arrowhead RdTopekaTopeka, KS 66604



  • General Education
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Transportation


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • • Monday - Saturday, daytime, flexible
  • • Proof of adequate automobile insurance, access to a safe and reliable vehicle, computer and internet 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 reliab

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