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ORGANIZATION: American Cancer Society - St. Louis

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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.
  • Provides ride(s) as agreed upon.
  • Highly recommended completed COVID-19 vaccination series
  • 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.
  • Internet access.

Volunteer Driver Qualifications:

  • Drivers must be between the ages of 18 and 84
  • Have a good driving record
  • Have 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/background check
  • Availability Monday through Saturday during the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • If cancer survivor, must be one year post-treatment.

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About American Cancer Society - St. Louis

Location:

1001 Craig Road Suite 350, St. Louis, MO 63146, US

Mission Statement

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

Description

At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer - and better.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

PO Box 28566St Louis, MO 63146

(38.68876,-90.46439)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We'll work with your schedule!

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