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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

20 Duke Medicine CircleDurham, NC 27710

About

Program Position: Duke Cancer Patient Support Program (DCPSP) Outpatient/Clinic Volunteers offer hospitality, support, and a caring presence to patients and families visiting the Duke Cancer Center. While volunteers offer refreshments to patients and families, their primary role is to spend time talking to patients and families, providing a comforting presence, listening to patients and families concerns, and educating families about DCPSP services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide hospitality to patients and family members in outpatient clinics as they wait to see a physician to receive treatment
  • Orient new patients to clinics
  • Offer a listening ear
  • Escort patients to tests, food court, and other hospital areas
  • Serve refreshments
  • Give information about hospital and community resources
  • Make appropriate referrals to counselors and other resources

Schedule:

  • Able to commit to at least four four-hour shifts per month for at least one year, being prompt and dependable
  • Provide coverage or adequate notice to the Volunteer Coordinator, if unable to attend a scheduled shift
  • Shifts are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 12:30p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Hospitality

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week for a one year commitment
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