Bradenton, Fla., August 1, 2023 — The Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) Foundation (FCSF) is seeking virtual volunteers with strong communication skills and empathy to help with our financial assistance program and provide invaluable support to cancer patients. Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps qualified adult cancer patients who need financial assistance while undergoing treatment. By providing financial aid for non-medical living expenses, such as rent or mortgage, car or phone payments and utility bills, the Foundation reduces stress and allows those fighting cancer to concentrate on recovery rather than worrying over unpaid bills.
Becoming an online (virtual) volunteer is easy. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection. Compared to doing traditional in-person volunteering, virtual volunteers have much more flexibility in offering their time and resources from the comfort and safety of their homes.
Why Should You Consider Virtual Volunteering:
As the demand for financial assistance continues to rise, Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation recognizes the importance of efficient and compassionate communication. Volunteers play a crucial role in facilitating a smooth and timely financial aid process. Virtual volunteer duties include responding to emails, calling patients, and reviewing online patient applications.
• Returning phone calls, addressing inquiries, and assisting with completing patient applications
• Responding to emails and providing timely responses
• Review patient applications for completeness with follow up as needed
• Strong verbal and written communication
• Must have a personal computer and a reliable Internet connection
• Computer skills, Spanish fluency a plus
• Ability to use an online patient database system
• Volunteers must be at least 18 years old
• Provide a minimum of 3-hours per week for six months
• Complete a criminal history check and drug/nicotine test
• Provide COVID-19 vaccine documentation (upon application submission)
No specific medical or financial expertise is required. Comprehensive training and support will be provided. To apply to be a virtual volunteer, please call 941.677.7191 or email VolunteerProgram@FLCancer.com.
About Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation
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.
Due to the generosity of the Florida Cancer Specialists physicians in covering all overhead expenses for the Foundation, 100% of donations received go directly toward paying the essential non-medical living expenses of an adult battling cancer.
The Foundation is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization located at 5985 Silver Falls Run, Suite 210, Bradenton, Florida 34211. Learn more about the FCS Foundation at: FCSF.org or call (941) 677.7181.
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Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation
Executive Director, Lynn Rasys
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