Volunteers are an integral part of LivingWell Cancer Resource Center. They play a vital role in our organization and positively impact people facing cancer. If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity, please fill out the application below.
Volunteer positions that require a background check, health check (one time blood test) and a flu vaccine are marked with an asterisk* below. Volunteers are used in a variety of roles, including:
*Fitness/Yoga Instructors – Volunteers who are certified and interested in teaching mind/body fitness classes for people who have or had cancer are appreciated. Currently seeking a volunteer yoga instructor for a yoga class on the first and/or third Tuesday of each month from 5:00 – 6:00 pm or 6:00 – 7:00 pm at Amita Health Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin, 77 North Airlite Street, Auditorium.
*Front Desk/Clerical – Answer telephones, greet and direct participants as they arrive for programs/services, register participants for programs, and other administrative tasks as they come up. Four hour morning, afternoon and evening shifts are available.
Fundraising – There are 2 major fundraisers for LivingWell Cancer Resource Center. Both require a committee of 20 to 30 volunteers working together to coordinate a variety of tasks including; “team recruitment,” corporate sponsorship, securing food, snacks, beverages, entertainment; coat-check, registration, serving, the live auction, secure sponsorships, invitations, wine, music & flowers and raffle & auction items or set-up and clean-up.
Professional Advisory Committee Members – This committee is made up of nationally recognized medical professions that provide oversight and approval of programs at LivingWell. Please contact the LivingWell Director for more information.
*Touch Therapists – are Licensed Estheticians, Licensed Massage Therapists, Certified Reflexology or Reiki practitioners who can volunteer an occasional morning or afternoon are appreciated at LivingWell.