The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Want to start making a difference in someone else's life? Become a volunteer for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, Patient Support volunteer program. Give non-medical support to patients undergoing treatment for cancer, offer a snack or beverage to a patient or their guest, share a magazine or other reading material, talk and listen. Ideal candidate may be a cancer survivor or a caregiver of someone with cancer. We would also consider a college student or intern for community hours programs. Shifts are M-F - min 3 hours per week.