ACS Wig Closet Hosted by Kaiser Permanente


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Fri Dec 02, 2016 09:00 AM - Fri Jul 28, 2017 02:30 PM


3600 N interstate AvePortland, OR 97227


American Cancer Society Gift Closet Volunteer Opportunity

Position Summary:

American Cancer Society Gift Closetvolunteershelp support cancer patients by offering free wigs, hats, scarves and other gift items provided by the American Cancer Society.

The Gift Closet will be open Fridays from 10am to pm. Volunteers can work as little as once a month to once a week depending on availability, but it is preferred that volunteers take a regular shift per week (2-4 hours long), and willing to commit to volunteer for 6 months.


  • At the beginning of your shift, open the gift closet and set-up fitting stations.

  • Assist cancer patients with trying on wigs, hats and scarves.

  • Register patients for Look Good Feel Better workshop.

  • Complete paperwork documenting each patient who is provided with a gift item.

  • At the end of your shift, clean up fitting stations and put away gift items.

    Support Provided:

  • Training offered by the American Cancer Society on how to interact with patients, fit wigs and fill out paperwork.

  • Local American Cancer Society and Kaiser Permanente staff available for day to day support.


  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4hr/wk x min 6 mo

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