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ORGANIZATION: American Cancer Society

Use drive for good male2023

Help cancer patients in your community get to life-saving medical appointments.

Volunteers with the American Cancer Society's Road To Recovery use their personal vehicle to drive patients with limited or no transportation to cancer-related treatment appointments.

Rides are weekdays. You choose the rides that work with your schedule. Drivers are encouraged to provide a minimum of 2 rides per month.

Volunteer drivers are ages 18-84 with

  • a safe driving record,
  • a current license,
  • a reliable vehicle, and vehicle insurance.

Volunteers interested complete online training and a background check. Volunteers review available rides via an online scheduling tool.

We would love your help!
Connect here &/or check out cancer.org/drive to get started on training.

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About American Cancer Society

Location:

270 Peachtree St NW STE 1300, Atlanta, GA 30303, 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Union, SC 29379

(34.71541,-81.62371)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Provide 1-2 Trips Per Month
  • Online training provided. Safe driving record; reliable vehicle; proof of auto insurance.

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