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.
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
Regular desktop, laptop, or tablet computer access
To learn more or sign up to volunteer, please visit www.cancer.org/drive or contact Anna Somers at email@example.com or 703-213-5386.
The American Cancer Society's mission is the save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.
The American Cancer Society is a volunteer driven organization. As an American Cancer Society volunteer you can honor a survivor or a loved one lost to cancer, help save lives of people in your local community, and around the world. It only takes a little time to do a lot of good. Whether driving a patient to their lifesaving treatments, advocating for new laws or helping to plan a community event, discover how rewarding it is to be a volunteer.