Call Intake Wheels of Hope Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society Manitoba Division
Address: 193 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg MB  R3C 2B7
Organizational Description: The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Wheels of Hope Transportation program offers rides to treatment for those people who are currently living with cancer. This volunteer role will support the staff team in registering and booking cancer client requests for transportation to treatment.

-Answer client calls and screen potential clients for suitability

-Intake caller information to register new clients in a database

-Process client's registration fee

-Gather client information to book their transportation appointments

-Support the staff team in the data entry of multiple database systems

-Other administrative duties as needed

-Provide general information to the public regarding the Wheels of Hope Transportation Program
Skills Required: -Must be comfortable working on the phone

-Previous experience working in customer service, health services or volunteer engagement

-Intermediate level skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

-Comfortable working in a database
(specific training will be provided)

-Excellent attention to detail

-Comfortable working with individuals
experiencing health related stress

-Ability to interact with volunteers and staff in a team environment
Skills Gained/Related Careers: At the Canadian Cancer Society, we offer you a place where you can use your talents to make a difference - a place where you can support cancer patients through their journey. We are the largest health charity in Canada, and we're the only cancer charity in the country that is fighting back against all 200-plus cancers. We are looking for a Wheels of Hope Call Intake Volunteer to come into our office and join us in the fight!
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Minimum 1 day per week (full or half day) Minimum 6 month commitment
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: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Dec 22, 2019