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Canadian Cancer Society – Halifax (Front Desk Volunteer – The Lodge That Gives)Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society – Halifax
Opportunity Title: Front Desk Volunteer – The Lodge That Gives
Category: Health / Medical
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: September 25, 2023
End Date: October 29, 2023
- Background/police check required
- Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
- Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
- Training or orientation required
POSITION OVERVIEW: Canadian Cancer Society Lodges provide a supportive environment for people with cancer and their adult companions. The Lodges are located near cancer treatment centres. YOUR IMPACT: As a volunteer at the Lodge, you have an essential role in creating a home away from home for the clients and their families. You have a positive impact on the quality and enhancement of life for people affected by cancer. You assist and support lodge guests and staff through a variety of activities involving reception, tours and other front desk duties. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Promotes a social and caring atmosphere in the lodge, focusing attention and time on lodge guests, greets & provides tours for (potential) lodge guests and visitors, answers lodge phone, transfers calls, takes & relays messages, other duties as assigned and under the direction of the lodge staff; BENEFITS: Play an integral role in the fight against cancer, joining a team of enthusiastic and interesting people who share your passion for supporting people effected by cancer, volunteering for a respected national organization and increase knowledge of cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment & support services; TRAINING AND SUPPORT: CCS Volunteer Orientation, Support Program Orientation, Lodge and Role specific training, ongoing updates and support from Staff Partner in Volunteer Engagement; YOUR COMMITMENT: Monday afternoon, 4 hour shifts minimum, commitment 6 months. We welcome people of all backgrounds, abilities and interests. Volunteers must be at least 19 years of age for this position due to the scope of the role and responsibilities, your contributions can make a true difference every day. Please visit www.cancervolunteer.ca for more information and to apply.