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Coborn Cancer Center

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CentraCare

  • 15 people are interested
Administrative & Directors of First Impressions

Volunteering for Coborn Cancer Center is a richly, rewarding experience. Serving the needs of our patients, their family and caregivers is both challenging and inspiring, and we're grateful that you're interested in helping out.

Your role as a volunteer is to provide more than just your time and energy-it's also to offer support, courage, solace and joy to our patients, their loved ones and our staff in your own unique way.

We rely on our caring volunteers in many important capacities to further our work of improving the lives of those diagnosed with cancer. As a volunteer for Coborn Cancer Center you will be contributing to something very important to our community and you will have the chance to make a difference.

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the online Volunteer Application.

Volunteer Positions

Volunteer opportunities at Coborn Cancer Center are patient-focused. Each position plays a vital role for providing quality patient care with personal service to patients their families and caregivers. Whether their needs are directions or simply something to read while they wait, we will do everything to ensure that patients have the best experience possible.

Infusion Center

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Responsibilities: This volunteer position provides caring support to patients and families in treatment areas to ensure an excellent patient experience.

  • Assist with providing refreshments and engaging patients in friendly conversation within the patient treatment areas as deemed appropriate.
  • Help hand out donated items such as hats, scarves, seatbelt covers and lap blankets.
  • Maintain nourishment center and serve snacks and refreshments to patients.
  • Provide a warm and welcoming presence to patients and their families or caregivers.
  • Anticipate the needs of patients and family members and strive to exceed their expectations.
  • Circulate in patient waiting areas to provide directional assistance and way finding.
  • Assist nursing staff by running errands and putting away supplies.
  • Maintain patient/visitor hospitality areas.

Pharmacy

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Responsibilities: This volunteer position provides support by delivering completed medications to nursing stations in treatment areas to help ensure an excellent patient experience.

Animal-Assisted Therapy

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Responsibilities: These specially trained Pet Partners volunteers and their handlers provide both psychological and physiological benefits in the patient experience. These types of therapies facilitate changing routine clinical environments into a warmer, friendlier and more comfortable environment for patients and their families or caregivers.

Musicians

Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Responsibilities: Provide soothing comforting music in our waiting / reception areas to facilitate a less clinical and more comfortable environment for patients, families, caregivers, and staff.

Location: CentraCare Health Plaza | 1900 CentraCare Circle | St. Cloud, MN 56303 | 320-255-5638 or Volunteer@centracare.com

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About CentraCare

Location:

1406 6th Avenue North, Saint Cloud, MN 56303, US

Mission Statement

CentraCare works to improve the health of every patient, every day.

Description

CentraCare is a not-for-profit health care system that provides comprehensive, high-quality care to people throughout Central Minnesota. Our collaborative network includes hospitals in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville and Sauk Centre, six nursing homes, senior housing in six communities, 18 clinics, and four pharmacies.

CentraCare also operates numerous specialty services, including the CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center, Coborn Cancer Center and the CentraCare Kidney Program. CentraCare serves all who seek care with compassion, dignity and respect, while seeking to enhance individual and community health.

Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1900 CentraCare CircleSt. Cloud, MN 56303

(45.58297,-94.20676)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours weekly

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