Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with the Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) Foundation. We welcome you to join our team to provide support and compassionate care for cancer patients.
Please note: FCS clinics continue to follow the CDC Guidelines for COVID-19. (KN95, N95, or 3-ply surgical face masks are required.)
CURRENT OPEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
Patient Support Volunteer (Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) clinics statewide) – Provides non-medical assistance to patients in the infusion treatment area. Volunteers provide comfort and companionship, a listening ear, a smile, light refreshments, blanket and pillows, and assistance to the nursing staff. This position is located in a FCS clinic and volunteer shifts are based on the needs of the clinic. Time commitment is a minimum of three hours per week for six months.
Client Communication Specialist: Assists with answering the telephone, documenting voice mail messages, and returning phone calls in response to applicant questions regarding the online grant application process. Spanish-speaking volunteers are a plus. This is an in-person position only; volunteers must be willing to report to the FCS Foundation office located in Bradenton, FL.
Client Documentation Specialist: Responsible for uploading patient applications and other documents received via email and fax in the online grant application system. Experience with Adobe Acrobat is desired. This is a virtual and/or in-person position. Volunteers who commit to the in-person opportunity will be required to report to the FCS Foundation office located in Bradenton, FL.
Client Application Specialist: Assists with reviewing patient grant applications in the online grant application system. Volunteers will review financial qualification criteria as per the Client Services program requirements. In addition, volunteers will communicate with patients regarding application status via email. Spanish-speaking volunteers are a plus, but not required. This is a virtual and/or in-person position. Volunteers who commit to the in-person opportunity will be required to report to the FCS Foundation office located in Bradenton, FL.
Special Event Committee Members (Statewide): – This position assists with day-of planning and preparation for FCS Foundation events, including setting up, registration, and clean up. Pre-event opportunities include joining event committees, soliciting prospective event sponsors and auction donations, and preparing event decorations. For more information on dates and locations, please visit our “Events” page.
The internship program is for undergraduate and graduate students interested in gaining nonprofit experience. Must receive college credit through college or university.
Client Services Support Intern: Assists with reviewing and processing patient grant applications to determine eligibility. This position will work with applicants to process their application via telephone or email and will assist with data entry-type duties. The Client Services Intern must be team and detail-oriented with strong communication, multi-tasking and organizational skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Adobe required. The time commitment for this position is at least 12 hours per week for three months.