Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation seeking Volunteers
In Sarasota, Manatee County and Charlotte Counties
Sarasota, FL – August 22, 2016… The Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation is in need of patient support volunteers at the Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) clinics in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties. Also needed are client support volunteers at the Foundation office in Sarasota. Volunteers must pass a background check, be 17 years of age with a valid driver’s license and commit to three hours per week. The volunteer application is available at http://foundation.flcancer.com/volunteer, or email inquiries to [email protected].
PATIENT SUPPORT VOLUNTEER: Volunteers provide non-medical support and comfort to patients undergoing treatment for cancer at the Florida Cancer Specialists clinics. Duties include offering a pillow, warm blanket, snack or beverage to the patient, sharing a magazine and providing companionship. Shifts are 9 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
FCS Clinic Locations:
- 600 N. Cattlemen Road, Sarasota
- 2401 60th Street Court West, Bradenton
- 6310 Health Park Way, Lakewood Ranch
- 901 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice
- 3085 Bobcat Village Center Rd., North Port
CLIENT SUPPORT VOLUNTEER: Volunteers assist the Client Services Coordinator by processing patient applications and verifying documentation to determine their eligibility to receive non-medical, financial assistance from the Foundation. The volunteer is also responsible for data entry and assisting patients with the application process over the phone. Requirements include customer service, strong computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Excel and database input.
FCS Foundation office – 5202 Paylor Lane, Sarasota
About Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation:
The Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation was created to help qualified patients who need financial assistance while undergoing treatment for cancer. The Foundation’s AVAIL Fund allows those fighting cancer to concentrate on recovery, rather than worrying about bills such as rent, mortgage, utilities or car payments. The Foundation office is located at 5202 Paylor Lane in Sarasota, Florida. You can learn more about the FCS Foundation at Foundation.FLCancer.com or by calling 941.677.7181.
Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation