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Volunteer Information

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.

Volunteers are used in a variety of roles, including:

  • Front Desk/Clerical: Answer telephones, greet and direct participants as they arrive for programs/services, register participants for programs, give tours, fit wigs in the Wig Boutique and complete other administrative tasks as they come up. Four hours weekly
  • Yoga/Fitness Instructor: Volunteers who are certified and interested in teaching mind/body fitness classes for people who have or had cancer are appreciated. Weekly commitment

  • Massage Therapists: Licensed (IL) massage therapists who can volunteer weekly. Experience with cancer patients required.

  • Reflexologist: Certified reflexologists who can volunteer monthly. Experience with cancer patients preferred.

  • Esthetician: Licensed estheticians who can volunteer monthly. Experience with cancer patients preferred.

  • Reiki Practitioner: Certified Reiki practitioners with monthly availability. Two years minimum of practicing Reiki preferred.

  • Garden Support: Spring, summer and fall volunteer with the LivingWell garden maintenance. Help with planting, watering, weeding, harvesting and maintaining the garden.

  • Data Entry/Tech: Volunteers for data entry and logging satisfaction scores/comments.

  • Culinary Support: Volunteers in the LivingWell kitchen to support the dietitians by setting up the tables, helping with food prep and clean up.

  • Snack Makers/Bakers: Bring in baked goods or snacks for special events at LivingWell, such as the family Halloween and Holiday Joy parties. Provide casseroles and baked goods for the monthly Men’s Breakfast.

  • Fundraising Events: Support LivingWell fundraising events as a committee member or day-of-event volunteer! Volunteers are needed for the Winter Gala, Bridge Walk and Fall Market events, which are held throughout the year to raise funds and awareness for LivingWell.

  • Ambassadors: Represent LivingWell and manage information tables at wellness fairs and community events and become a liaison with local churches, city Chambers, libraries, schools, retirement communities, Rotary Clubs, etc.