We support over 300 families facing cancer every year, and volunteers are vital to the services we provide.  Volunteering at Cancer Services is a great way to give back to the community.

Whether you want to help with one event, take on a large project, or help a few hours a week, we can use your skills at Cancer Services. We are flexible and work with your schedule. Volunteers of all ages are welcome.

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Patient Support Volunteers

Drive patients to medical appointments

Visit patients at home or the hospital

Provide companionship

Run miscellaneous errands

Assist with occasional household chores

Provide respite for family members

 Serve as PALS (Partners As Life Survivors)

PALS are cancer survivors
PALS meet with clients over the phone or in person to discuss their experiences.
PALS offer emotional support to newly diagnosed patients with similar cancers.

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Administrative Support Volunteers

Provide office assistance

Serve as board members

Serve on committees

Assist with special events

Provide public relations services

Take photos

Assist with technology

Our Application Process

Your application process begins by submitting our Volunteer Application. Cancer Services staff will contact you within a few days of submitting your form and get you started.

Patient Support Volunteers are asked to complete an additional application. A personal interview is held with our Client Services Coordinator to screen, train, and place volunteers. The length of training varies depending on each volunteer’s background.

Cancer Services administration staff trains and supervises individuals as Administrative Support Volunteers.