Road To Recovery Volunteer Driver

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American Cancer Society

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Road To Recovery
Road To Recovery

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.

Keep in mind that most rides are needed during Monday - Saturdays, primarily between 7 am and 7 pm. Drivers should have regular availability during that time frame.

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete necessary Road To Recovery training and updates.
  • Follows program guidelines and maintains required volunteer eligibility requirements.
  • Utilizes Service Match to manage availability and ride requests.
  • 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.
Volunteer Driver Qualifications
  • Drivers must be between the ages of 18 and 84 and have:
    • A good driving record
    • A current driver's license
    • Proof of adequate automobile insurance
    • Access to a safe and reliable vehicle
    • Schedule availability
    • Regular desktop, laptop, or tablet computer access

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About American Cancer Society

Location:

477 Viking Drive, Suite 130, Virginia Beach, VA 23452, 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.

Description

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of nearly 2 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer from every angle.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

477 Viking DriveSuite 130Virginia Beach, VA 23452

(36.82766,-76.06933)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Available to drive at least once a month is preferred.
  • Volunteers should have a good driving record, a current driver's license, proof of adequate automobile insurance, access to a safe and reliable vehicle, schedule availability, and regular desktop, laptop, or tablet computer access.

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