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Help Us Fight Blood Cancer! Volunteer at Light The Night (Silicon Valley)

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater Bay Area Chapter

  • *Introduction

At The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), we're passionate about our mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS volunteers help carry out this mission in so many ways: supporting patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and our community, driving policy advocacy, participating in our campaigns, and helping LLS build much needed capacity.

All LLS volunteers agree to use our volunteer management platform to report service hours, receive email and other communication, access tools, receive LLS updates and use other features relevant to my volunteer role.

  • *Product Information

At Light The Night, it is our aim to bring light to the darkness of cancer through research and cures. Light The Night is a series of fundraising campaigns benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) funding of research to find blood cancer cures. We bring hope instead of despair by working to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients. We bring communities together to celebrate those who are fighting the disease and to honor those we have lost. We are taking steps to end cancer. WE LIGHT THE NIGHT.

  • *Purpose

As part of a mission centric, locally delivered and nationally powered organization this role serves to provide logistical assistance with the set up and tear down for the event for the food stations and hand out food and beverages to participants. Relentlessly pursuing cancer cures.

  • *Position Tasks

Position tasks may include any combination of the following:

    • Assist with setting up, facilitating, breakdown and clean up at the end of the event
  • *Desired Skills

Volunteer should possess the following skills/qualifications:

    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Outgoing, engaging, friendly personality
    • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
    • Effective communication skills
    • A food safety certification may be required for some areas
  • Shift Times

N/A

  • *Background Check Required

No

  • *Time Commitment

4-8 hours the day of the event.

  • *Benefits
    • Opportunity to participate in a community building event
    • Snack and water during the event
  • *Training

LLS will provide the volunteer with an orientation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as to any specific food handling tasks prior to the event.

3 Shifts

  • Fri Oct 22, 2021 - afternoon / 12:00 PM to 03:45 PM
    Set Up Volunteers
  • Fri Oct 22, 2021 - evening / 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Event Volunteers
  • Fri Oct 22, 2021 - evening / 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Clean UP
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater Bay Area Chapter

Location:

101 Montgomery St., Suite 750, San Francisco, CA 94104, 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

Volunteers are our partners in the crusade to end cancer.

In 2017, LLS volunteers made a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission. With countless ways to engage, from fundraising to providing patient support, our volunteers are changing the landscape of cancer.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter was founded in 1972 and serves Bay Area residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The Chapter's San Francisco office serves San Francisco, Marin, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. The Chapter's Redwood Wine Country branch office serves Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Lake, Mendocino and Humboldt counties.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

Fri Oct 22, 2021
12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

Oak Meadow Park, 233 Blossom Hill RoadLos Gatos, CA 95032

(37.22606,-121.93024)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours

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