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Virtual Care Card Champion (Must be 55 or older)

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Volunteers for Community Impact

Florida Cancer Specialist Foundation is the part of the hospital that administers the treatment to cancer patients. Some patients have family or friends that come with them, but others are alone. We want to use this opportunity to life their spirts and let them know someone cares.

To accomplish this, we are asking people to make (or purchase) cards that can be passes along to patients who are having a hard day. The cards will be generic so that they can be given to any gender, but they are adult only. If you wanted to make one for a specific group such as Veterans or ones in Spanish, you can do that-just attach a note stating that the card(s) are specifically for Veterans or in Spanish.

We are unable to provide people with materials or money for the cards; however, we will cover the cost to ship them to the coordinator in Florida.

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About Volunteers for Community Impact

Location:

3545 Lake Breeze Dr., Orlando, FL 32808, US

Mission Statement

Our mission: "Improving Lives Through Volunteerism."

Description

We are the leading organization for senior volunteerism in the greater Central Florida area, serving Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties. Just last year, 1,186 caring adult volunteers gave 438,683 hours of service. That is more than $9.5 million dollars worth of volunteer service being poured back into our communities.

Previously known as Florida Senior Programs, VCI has been the sponsoring agency for the REtired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Foster Grandparent Programs since 1977. Our 36 year presence has proven our aptitude for providing meaningful and impactful volunteer experiences.

VCI provides membership benefits and support to volunteers aged 55+, at no cost to the volunteers or their volunteer stations. Just a few of the benefits of membership include: Supplemental insurance while volunteering, a dedicated coordinator, and matching to find the perfect position to fit the interest of the volunteer.

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Children Medical Services
  • Drawing
  • Veteran Care
  • Social Work
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • This is an ongoing assignment so you can volunteer as long as desired.

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