Patient Support Volunteer at Florida Cancer Specialists - Ft. Myers

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Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

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Want to start making a difference in someone else's life? Become a Patient Support Volunteer for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation. Our Volunteers brighten up a cancer patient’s day by providing non-medical support to them while they are undergoing treatment. In the infusion area, volunteers offer a snack or beverage to a patient or their guest, hand out warm blankets, share reading material, talk and listen, wipe down the infusion chairs and help to keep the area tidy.

Ideal candidates may be a retiree, cancer survivor or a caregiver of someone with cancer. We would also consider a college student with an interest in oncology, nursing or medicine. We are looking for a reservist who can help to cover shifts when regular volunteers are out on leave or vacation. This person would need fairly flexible availability. min. time commitment is 3 hours per week for at least six months.

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About Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

Location:

5204 Paylor Lane, Sarasota, FL 34240, US

Mission Statement

The Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) Foundation provides financial support to qualified adult cancer patients in the state of Florida for expenses such as rent or mortgage, car payments and utility bills. By giving patients peace of mind in knowing that their bills are being paid while they are undergoing treatment, the FCS Foundation allows them to concentrate on what really matters - fighting cancer.

Description

The FCS Foundation is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization was founded in 2011 and located at 5204 Paylor Lane in Sarasota, Florida. The FCS Foundation assists cancer patients across the state of Florida. Due to the generosity of the Florida Cancer Specialists partner physicians in covering all overhead expenses for the Foundation, 100% of donations received go directly towards paying the essential non-medical living expenses of an adult battling cancer.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8260 Gladiolus DriveFt. Myers, FL 33908

(26.52117,-81.89314)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours a week for at least 6 months

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