1 opening - Oncology Clinic Volunteer, CancerCare at St. B Hospital

Opportunity ID: 2391

Organization Details
Organization Name: CancerCare Manitoba
Address: 675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9
Website: http://cancercare.mb.ca
Organizational Description: CancerCare Manitoba is the provincially mandated cancer agency tasked with providing cancer services to the people of Manitoba. CCMB is responsible for providing care, treatment and support across the entire cancer service spectrum - from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and care, and palliation or end of life care.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Volunteers spend their shift providing assistance to patients and staff at the Oncology Clinic inside St. Boniface Hospital. Duties include preparing 3 refreshment service areas, serving refreshments, and maintaining supplies. In addition, volunteers provide support to staff in assembling paperwork packages. Patient Guide duties are also part of this position. As needed, patient also assist anyone that wants to visit the Guardian Angel Caring Room and have a wig fitting.
Skills Required: Empathy, tact, and discretion.
Primary language should be English, but additional languages are welcome.
Friendliness, good team player.
Organized, able to work independently.
Must be able to occasionally push a wheelchair and take patients to different area of the hospital if needed.
Must be able to walk distances, and be on your feet for up to 4 hours.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Excellent for students pursuing careers in the sciences, social work, or medicine (nurse, physician, radiation therapy, nurse's aide).
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Minimum 4 month commitment is required. Must be able to volunteer 8am - 12pm, minimum 1 day per week. 1 current vacancy on Tuesdays, and looking to hire a casual volunteer willing to pick up any day Monday - Friday.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Speaks French
Speaks another language: Any, as long as the primary language is English.
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Phone: 204-237-2789
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2018