Canadian Cancer Society (Wig Bank & Breast Prosthesis Services – Practical Support Volunteer – Vancouver Lodge)

Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society
Opportunity Title: Wig Bank & Breast Prosthesis Services – Practical Support Volunteer – Vancouver Lodge
Category: Health / Medical
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: May 26, 2023
End Date: May 31, 2030

Email: sandra.mcdonald@cancer.ca
Website: https://cancer.ca
Details:
  • Background/police check requiredAppropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and overTraining or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

WHY WE NEED YOU

At the Canadian Cancer Society, the Wig Bank and Breast Prosthesis Services Volunteers are vital in ensuring that all Canadians, no matter where they live, can access free wigs and breast accessories with just a simple call or click.

The Wig Bank and Breast Prosthesis Services Volunteer will support many aspects of the program and contribute to the program’s success.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

Support the Wig and Breasts bank Coordinator with matching of the wigs for clients.
Collaborate with the inventory administrator
Perform practical support duties such as virtual consultations and in-person fittings
Support the Wig and Breast banks Coordinator with the requests, follow-ups either virtually by telephone or email.
Prepare packages for shipment.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

An individual with:

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to demonstrate compassion, high emotional intelligence and self-awareness in a virtual and in-person settings
Practical skills and abilities to perform task using Microsoft Office tools such as MS Word, MS Excel, etc.
Experience with retail customer service is an asset 

OUR INVESTMENT

It’s more than just an experience.  It will be life changing.  Our investment in you is realized through:

Integration where you are part of a team and learn about the work of CCS
Ongoing opportunities to connect in different ways across a national organization operating in communities across Canada
Mentorship and coaching both by you and for you
Direct connection to our mission, vision and values because we are who we say we are and with you that is possible

 

YOUR COMMITMENT 

Minimum commitment of at least 6 months required
Monday – Friday, 4-6 hour per week
Flexible hours per month

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