External Cancer Information Centre Volunteer - Flinders Medical Centre

Cancer Council SA

Cancer Council SA recognises that cancer can be overwhelming but finding the right information and support can often make a world of difference. This support can come in many shapes and forms, including through a Cancer Council SA Cancer Information Centre.


Cancer Council SA partners with three metropolitan hospitals to deliver Cancer Information Centres that connect visitors to information, through the support of caring volunteers who guide them to available information and support services.


This role will be based at the Flinders Cancer Information Centre.


Broad role requirements are:



  • Greet visitors to the centre and maintain a comfortable and welcoming environment

  • Provide guidance to information about Cancer Council SA resources and services

  • Provide information in accordance with training, being guided by the procedure manual and aware of boundaries in providing information

  • Complete required paperwork in a timely manner for accurate reporting

  • Understand boundaries of the role and practice strategies for self-care and protecting own health and safety

  • Participate in training, performance review and professional development as required to maintain volunteer status

  • Restock resources as required.


Cancer Council SA is an equal opportunity employer committed to effective volunteer involvement and maintains a non-smoking environment. The successful applicant will therefore be a non-smoker.


As a part of our recruitment process you may be required to undertake a medical assessment, police clearance check and/or a Department of Human Services check.



Express interest

  • Location: Bedford Park SA
  • Category Health

Suitable for

  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Centrelink Volunteers

Commitment

Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

Wednesday, 10am to 2pm - this position is required on an ongoing basis.

Training

Online and in person training provided

Requirements

  • National Police Certificate *

A National Police Clearance (with more than six months to expiry) is required for this role. If you do not have one available, Cancer Council SA can complete one for you.
Please Note:
* During the Covid-19 pandemics, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the State or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.


* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

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