Patient and Family Outreach Volunteer

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Southern Florida & Puerto Rico Chapter

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Fighting Cancer is in our Blood

The role of the Patient and Family Outreach Volunteer (PFO) is to provide welcome phone calls to new patients and families who have contacted The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and let them know about our local resources and patient/family programs. These patients and families will have already spoken with information specialist in our National office about disease education and national resources.

The role of the PFO is to be the first local LLS representative with whom a cancer patient or their family member speaks. You will be an important part of their cancer journey and provide much needed support and resources.

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About Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Southern Florida & Puerto Rico Chapter

Location:

3440 Hollywood Blvd, Suite 150, Hollywood, FL 33021, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. We work tirelessly to find cures and ensure patients can access the lifesaving treatments they need. When someone experiences the fear and uncertainty of a blood cancer diagnosis, we provide hope, compassion, education and support. Our impact is felt beyond blood cancer. The breakthrough treatments we helped advance for blood cancers are now improving the lives of people affected by many types of cancer.

Description

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Southern Florida Chapter was founded in 1972 to serve residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, Lee and Collier counties in Florida. The chapter also serves Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3440 Hollywood Blvd.Ste. 150Hollywood, FL 33021

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Case Work / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-20 hours per month
  • Flexible schedule. 12+ month commitment desired.

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