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Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation: Patient Waiting Area Support Volunteer (Fort Myers_GLO)

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ORGANIZATION: Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

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Do family and friends turn to you for an encouraging word or emotional support? Can it be said that your middle name should be Care, Comfort or Compassion? Then we want you to raise your hand for volunteering as a Patient Waiting Area Support Volunteer with Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation!

Our Patient Waiting Area Support Volunteers brighten up the cancer patients’ day by providing non-medical support to them while they are waiting for their appointment and services. In addition to providing a valuable service to individuals battling cancer, this is a wonderful opportunity to become a liaison for the FCS Foundation, fostering community relationships through the outreach efforts of volunteers.

Patient Waiting Area Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet patients and guests with a smile and friendly voice.
  • Offer water and coffee while patients and guests are waiting.
  • Keep the waiting room neat and tidy.
  • Engage patients and guests in light, easy conversation.
  • Hand out magazines, books, and FCS Foundation information to patients and guests.


Currently, there is need for Patient Waiting Area Support Volunteers at the Fort Myers Gladiolus clinic.
Shifts are typically Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 8am - 4pm. We ask for a minimum time commitment of 3 hours per week, for at least 6 months.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Submit a volunteer applicaiton.
  • Complete a phone interview.
  • Complete a criminal history check and drug/nicotine screening. * Please note that FCS is a nicotine- and medical marijuana-free workplace. *
  • Complete a health screening: Tuberculosis (TB) testing, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, and Varicella immunizations or approved exemption are required.
  • An influenza vaccine is required annually (August 1 through March 31).

If you would like to volunteer to do something that makes a big difference and helps cancer patients, please join the Volunteer Team at Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation!

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About Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

Location:

5985 Silver Falls Run, Suite 210, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

8260 Gladiolus DriveFort Myers, FL 33908

(26.52104,-81.89271)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours/week for a minimum of 6 months

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