Canadian Cancer Society (Wig Bank & Breast Prosthesis Services – Product Care Volunteer – Vancouver Lodge)

Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society
Opportunity Title: Wig Bank & Breast Prosthesis Services – Product Care 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 required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training 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 

  • Washing and/or organizing the washing of the wigs
  • Working with stakeholders for wig maintenance
  • Validating the returned or donated wigs viability
  • Maintaining and organizing of the wig room

 

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 and self-awareness in a virtual and in-person settings
  • Experience with hair dressing and styling 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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