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Volunteer Opportunities

In light of the recommended precautions regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Volunteer Program is temporarily suspended. We apologize for the delay in the application process and any inconvenience this may cause.
CURRENTLY ALL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ARE VIRTUAL DUE TO THE SAFETY OF OUR FOUNDATION STAFF AND VOLUNTEER TEAM!

CURRENT OPEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Client Communication Specialist – Assisting with answering the Foundation phone and documenting  voicemail messages. Returning voicemails and making follow-up calls to assist with answering questions regarding grant application and process. Spanish speaking volunteers a plus, but not required.

Client Documentation Specialist – Responsible for uploading patient documents received via Foundation inbox and faxes to patient’s grant application in online system. Experience with Adobe Acrobat desired.

Client Application Specialist – Reviewing patient grant applications in the Client Services Online Database. Evaluating financial qualification criteria related to the patient grant program requirements. Communicating with patients regarding application status via email. Spanish speaking volunteers a plus, but not required.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

Client Services Support Intern – Assist with processing patient grant applications and documentation to determine eligibility to receive non-medical financial assistance from the Foundation. The Client Services Support intern will also be responsible for assisting patients with the application process over the phone and data entry. The time commitment is at least 12 hours a week, preferably 20 hours a week, for at least 3 months. Must receive college credit.

Special Event Committee Members – Naples, Sarasota and Tampa area. Day-of planning and preparation for Foundation events, including assistance with set up, registration and clean up. Pre-event opportunities include joining event committees, soliciting donations for event auctions, obtaining prospective sponsors and preparing event decorations.

  • Volunteers must be 18 years old with a valid driver’s license.
  • We cannot accommodate court-ordered community service.
  • Florida Cancer Specialists patients who are in active treatment are not eligible to participate in the Volunteer Patient Support program.
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Benefits of Volunteering

  • Give back to your community on your terms – volunteer when it fits best with your schedule
  • If it interests you, professional and social networking opportunities are available
  • Have impact in the lives of those affected by cancer
  • Share your skills and talents with others
  • Gain work experience and sharpen your resume (if applicable)
  • It feels great!!

For additional volunteer information, contact the Volunteer Program Manager by calling 941-677-7191 or by email at VolunteerProgram@FLCancer.com to learn more.

FCS Foundation Volunteer Program Sponsored by

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Lakewood Ranch Rotary logo
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