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Our greatest needs

If you have any of the skills below, we would be very excited to hear from you. Please sign up for an information session or call us at 503-814-1792.

Current high-priority need (as of March 2017):

American Cancer Resource Center needs friendly outgoing persons to serve and help support our cancer patients and families sharing cancer-related information. The role listens to patient needs and assists by sharing information and resources. Ability to maintain a database, share library information and record documentation in an office setting. If interested, call Julie Robertson at 503-795-3914 

Reiki Practitioners are needed to visit cancer patients and provide stress reduction and relaxation through the gift of Reiki. Must have a Reiki Level II certificate or above and a minimum of six months experience administering Reiki. Contact Jennifer Brodigan at 503-881-1010 for additional information. 

Weekly Musicians to play in our busy ED waiting area. Looking for small groups (3-9 persons) to come and share their warm and soothing musical talents with patients, visitors and staff in a public setting.

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Ongoing needs:

Please come to an information session to learn about hospital volunteering in one of these areas. 

  • Certified pet therapy
  • Data entry/typing on a computer
  • Emergency room help
  • General office work
  • Mended Hearts services
  • Patient wheelchair transport
  • Reading to patients
  • Restocking supply shelves
  • Sharing your cancer recovery experience (peer navigator)
  • Visiting with patients and families
  • Way-finding and greeting
  • Wheeling patients to discharge areas
  • Working our “coffee carts”