This volunteer opportunity has expired!

Jean C Barber Lodge (Lodge Wig Bank)

Organization Name: Jean C Barber Lodge
Opportunity Title: Lodge Wig Bank
Category: Administration / Clerical / Office
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: April 18, 2019
End Date: May 20, 2019

  • Background/police check required
Opportunity Description:


Canadian Cancer Society Lodges provide a supportive environment for people with cancer and their adult companions. The Lodges are located near cancer treatment centres in Vancouver, Kelowna, Victoria and Prince George. The Wig & Breast Prosthetic bank in the Lodges provide a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC and Yukon who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.


You have a positive impact on the quality and enhancement of life for people affected by cancer. As a Wig & Breast Prosthetic Bank Volunteer you provide practical support to people living with cancer and contribute to their positive self-image.


  • Provide personalized styling consultations, including follow-up resources as needed
  • Coordinate cleaning, styling and organizing of Wig room supplies and displays
  • Receive and acknowledge donations; hair/wigs, material, hats, jewelry etc.
  • Work in partnership with Lodge volunteers to coordinate procedures and appointment bookings
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about CCS resources and support programs.


  • Playing an integral role in the support of the mission, vision and values of the CCS.
  • 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
  • Become confident in your understanding of cancer and the cancer cause along with the impact the Society has.
  • Sharing and building expertise in aesthetics, health and beauty self-care
  • Opportunity to further develop communication skills.


  • CCS Volunteer Orientation
  • Support Program Orientation
  • Role specific training
  • Ongoing updates and Support from Staff Partner in Volunteer Engagement


  • A good listener and able to empathize without providing personal or medical advice
  • Professional, discreet and non-judgmental
  • Experience with hair care products and services, an asset
  • Experience providing direct, one-on-one service and support, an asset
  • Well organized and able to keep accurate records
  • Promotes lodge & Canadian Cancer Society activities, & support services
  • Other duties as assigned and under the direction of the lodge staff


Minimum of 6 months

Get Directions

1450 West 12th ave, Vancouver, BC

Other Jean C Barber Lodge Volunteer Opportunities

No Entries Found

Other Administration / Clerical / Office Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative Volunteers

Organization: Canadian Red Cross
Description: Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? Are you a friendly, outgoing person who enjoys meeting new people every day? Do you want to help the Canadian Red Cross help vulnerable …Read More

Arts Administration Intern

Organization: PAINTER8 Arts Society
Description: PAINTER8 ARTS SOCIETY is a registered arts society, not-for-profit arts organization. PAINTER8 is looking for an arts administration intern. Description: Working with the director, …Read More

Senior Treasurer (Volunteer)

Organization: Aquafit for All Association
Description: The senior Treasurer will be responsible for the day to day transactions and upkeep of the organizations accounts. In addition, this senior position is tasked with developing and managing …Read More

Donations coordinator

Organization: One to One Literacy
Description: We are currently seeking a motivated, organized Donations Coordinator volunteer to assist in securing donated raffle items for our annual Spelling Bee fundraiser. The Donations Coordinator …Read More

Assist with administration of Inquiries, Admin of School education software,General Admin

Organization: Plastic Oceans Foundation Canada
Description: Assist our volunteer board with inquiry emails, school education software requests, donations, Tax receipts and General Administration May result in part time employment  opportunity …Read More