The Canadian Cancer Society Newfoundland and Labrador Division (Volunteer Driving Program Coordinator)

Organization Name: The Canadian Cancer Society Newfoundland and Labrador Division
Opportunity Title: Volunteer Driving Program Coordinator
Category: Administration / Clerical / Office
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year, Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: October 12, 2018
End Date: October 12, 2019

Email: nallen@nl.cancer.ca
Website: http://www.cancer.ca/en/?region=nl
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity 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.

The Canadian Cancer Society’s Volunteer Driving Program operates Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. This program connects cancer patients with a friendly volunteer driver in their area who is able to provide them with transportation to and from their cancer related appointments. Reporting to the Community Services Coordinator, the Volunteer Driving Program Coordinator would work with volunteers to schedule drives for clients who are registered for the program. The Volunteer Driving Program Coordinator will also work with new clients of the Canadian Cancer Society who wish to register for the Volunteer Driving Program.

Hours of Volunteer Work

Friday, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Qualifications

  • Previous volunteer experience is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated understanding of confidentiality and ability to uphold patient confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with minimal supervision

Interested candidates may apply by emailing Community Services Coordinator and Volunteer Lead, Nikola Allen at nallen@nl.cancer.ca.

Applications may also be faxed to (709) 753-9314 or mailed using the following address:

Attn: Nikola Allen                                                                                                                                          The Canadian Cancer Society – NL Division                                                                                            PO Box 8921                                                                                                                                                  70 Ropewalk Lane                                                                                                                                         St. John’s, NL                                                                                                                                                A1B 3R9

 

 

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