Durham Region Cancer Centre Volunteer

(Lakeridge Health Oshawa)

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Position ID: V-OSH1298 Last Modified: 23 Jan 2020 Last Full Update: 04 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactNancy Tanner, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital; Phone: 905-576-8711 ext 33310; Fax: Do not use LH fax for any volunteer opportunity documents/communication; Email: ntanner@lh.ca
DutiesVarious volunteer positions at the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Region Cancer Centre (DRCC) at Lakeridge Health Oshawa * Hospitality/Information Desk, Lab Volunteer, Waiting Room, Systemic Therapy Suite (18 yrs+) * Patient Education 
 
Welcome patients/visitors, assist patients with the registration process and completion of ESAS at the computer kiosks as required * assist ADU clinic by calling/accompanying patients to ADU area * provide assistance to Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer Drivers and assist with way-finding and gather abandoned wheelchairs
More Info Linkhttps://www.lakeridgehealth.on.ca/en/howyoucanhelp/volunteer.asp?_mid_=2084
BenefitsExposure to the hospital department setting * opportunity to positively impact the patient/visitor experience * student volunteers have opportunities for “Auxiliary” scholarships and other awards * "Auxiliary” awards for exceptional service from adult volunteers * recognition and social activities
ClientsPatients and families of those receiving treatment at DRCC
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
Shifts available Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationDurham Region Cancer Centre, Lakeridge Health Oshawa, 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa
Number of PositionsOshawa 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline18 Nov 2019
CostPolice Criminal Reference Check & Auxiliary Smock Rental (Adults) * volunteer t-shirt ($5 each - keep) (Students - high school, college & university)
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsGo to website to find Volunteer Application Package and to review further details regarding the recruitment process * 2-step Mantoux Testing for tuberculosis is provided at no charge at the Hospital (Oshawa)
Agency Details
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Organization NameLakeridge Health Oshawa
Office Phone905-576-8711
Toll Free Phone1-866-338-1778
Fax905-721-4743
Websitewww.lakeridgehealth.on.ca
Address & Map
1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9
 
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