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Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation - Patient Support Volunteer (Naples Sierra Meadows)
ORGANIZATION: Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation
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26 people are interested
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, hand out warm blankets, share reading materials, talk and listen, wipe down the infusion chairs and help support the nurses with re-stocking.
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 ask for a minimum time commitment of 3 hours per week for at least six months.
- Attend a mandatory Policies & Requirements virtual orientation.
- Complete a criminal history check and drug/nicotine screening.
- Complete a health screening: Tuberculosis (TB) testing and Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, and Varicella immunizations or approved exemption are required for Patient Support Volunteers.
- An influenza vaccine is required annually (August 1 through March 31).
About Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation
5985 Silver Falls Run, Suite 210, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211, US
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.
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.
8350 Sierra Meadows Blvd.Naples, FL 34113
October 6, 2023
- Patient Care
- Community Outreach
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 3 hours a week, M-F, for at least six months