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Cancer Information Centre Volunteer – Royal Adelaide Hospital

Multiple positions available

Role overview

We recognise that cancer can be overwhelming but finding the right information and support can make a world of difference.

Cancer Council SA partners with the Royal Adelaide Hospital to provide a Cancer Information Centre that connects visitors to relevant information, resources, and services through the support of our caring volunteers.

As a Cancer Information Centre Volunteer you will:

  • Approach and greet visitors to the Centre and maintain a comfortable and welcoming environment.
  • Provide practical information about Cancer Council SA, CanTeen and Leukaemia Foundation including guidance to evidence-based resources and services.
  • Demonstrate empathy and understanding of people facing a major and distressing illness.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills and an ability to communicate respectfully with people from varied backgrounds.
  • Empathy, compassion, and an understanding of people facing a major and distressing illness.
  • The ability to work independently with indirect supervision in a medical environment and spending time with people who may be receiving active treatment.

Location and time required:

  • This position will be located at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
  • The position is required Wednesdays or Thursdays, 10 am to 2 pm.

Special conditions:

  • The successful volunteer will be a non-smoker.
  • As a part of our recruitment process you may be required to undertake a medical assessment, validate any relevant vaccinations and criminal history checks and/or complete any practical assessment deemed appropriate to the role.

For more information, contact Kylie Gepp on 08 8291 4124 or email kgepp@cancersa.org.au.

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Keep an eye on this page for new opportunities or alternatively, contact volunteer@cancersa.org.au