Durham Region Cancer Centre Volunteer

(Lakeridge Health Oshawa)

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Position ID: V-OSH1298 Last Modified: 02 Oct 2020 Last Full Update: 02 Oct 2020
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
DutiesAt this time, all volunteer programs within our five hospitals have been put on hold; however, we are still recruiting for the time when it is appropriate for us to resume. Once the programs are up and running again, we will be updating what our current needs are. If you respond to this listing, please know your information is secure and we will absolutely be connecting with you again. Thank you so much and stay well. 
Various 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
CostPolice Criminal Reference Check & Auxiliary Smock Rental (Adults) * volunteer t-shirt ($5 each - keep) (Students - high school, college & university)
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsGo to Lakeridge Health Website (see More Info Link above) to complete an Online Volunteer Application 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
Address & Map
1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9
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