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230 Charwood Dr NEAbingdon, VA 24210

Volunteer assisting a cancer patient to find a wig that would be complimentary to her features.

About

Look Good Feel Better , a partnership of the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, and the Professional Beauty Association, is a program for women experiencing appearance related side effects from chemotherapy or radiation treatment for any form of cancer.

We need volunteers from: Bland, Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell, Smyth, Tazewell & Wise counties.

Volunteer Licensed Beauty Professionals (cosmetologists and estheticians)

are the heart of Look Good...Feel Better and the hands-on volunteers who actually conduct the LGFB workshops. They may or may not be PBA | NCA members. Many volunteer licensed beauty professionals (cosmetologists and estheticians) are former cancer patients and their participation is encouraged; however, they should be at least one year out of treatment.

Volunteer licensed beauty professionals (cosmetologists and estheticians) must:

* Complete Look Good...Feel Better certification training.

* Commit to volunteering a certain number of hours each month/quarter/year (depending on local program activity) for group and/or one-on-one programs. In most areas, volunteers are asked for a time commitment of 4 hours every other month to conduct workshops.

* Participate as part of a LGFB volunteer team to support local LGFB programs.

* Abide by the LGFB Guiding Principles and program format.

* Participates in an on-demand LGFB Update Class at least once every two years.

Skills

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
  • State beauty license
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