Praxair Cancer Center Volunteers Needed


(41.405087,-73.44629)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

24 Hospital AvenueDanbury, CT 06810


About

ASSIGNMENT: Praxair Cancer Center (Services within the support service area, chemotherapy infusion suite, resource room, radiation

oncology)

DEPARTMENT: Praxair Cancer Center / Support Services

OBJECTIVE: To support staff in the Cancer Center with tasks and assist patients receiving treatment by making resources (comfort tems, books, etc.) available to them.

MAJOR TASKS :

  1. Provide snacks to patients receiving treatment (Tour beverage/snack cart)
  2. Assist with handing out lunches to patients receiving treatment
  3. Assist with clerical/computer work as directed by staff within the Cancer Center
  4. Assist with miscellaneous tasks (cutting material, organiz ing books in library)


NOTE: Volunteers are not allowed, under any circumstance,

to counsel or offer advice to patients.

DAYS & TIMES

NEEDED : Monday thru Friday mornings and afternoons

QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Strong interpersonal skills with friendly and pleasant manner
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to patients needs and desires
  • Ability to push cart
  • Ability to follow direction and work on own
  • Must have knowledge of and strict adherence to hospital policies concerning confidentiality, in relation to patients, physicians and other staff members, as well as other perti nent hospital policies
  • If volunteer is a cancer survivor, they must be out of treat ment (chemotherapy or radiation) for one year.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of six months of service.
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