American Cancer Society - REACH TO RECOVERY VISITOR


(37.08838,-88.63336)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1400 H.C. Mathis DrPaducah, KY 42001

About

Time Frame:

  • 2 years

Position Summary:

  • Reach to Recovery Visitors provide one on one support to people facing or living with breast cancer.

Responsibilities:

  • Make contacts with patients when asked by Volunteer Coordinator or ACS staff
  • Adhere to the essential elements and guidelines of the program when contacting patients
  • Actively participate in local volunteer trainings and meetings
  • Submit appropriate documentation on patient visits

Qualifications:

  • Treated for breast cancer
  • Recovered from breast cancer surgery and not presently under adjuvant treatment (with the exception of hormal therapy)
  • Emotionally well-adjusted and physically well
  • Empathetic, articulate
  • Complete volunteer application and training process. Must be approved in advance of training by healthcare provider.

Support Provided:

  • Ongoing updates and materials provided by program trainers, coordinators and ACS staff
  • Continuing education and re-certification training provided at least every 2 years or as program changes occur

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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