Volunteer

Start making a difference to Breast Cancer Survivors!

 

We welcome everyone in our community, regardless of whether or not you are a cancer survivor, to volunteer at the Pink House or one of our many local events. We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities, from short one-time events to ongoing projects. We can match you with a volunteer job that will match your interests and available time.


Here are some of the many areas in which you can volunteer:

Note: Some volunteer opportunities are currently limited due to the Covid-19 pandemic and extra caution for immune-compromised breast cancer Survivors. However, there are still plenty of ways you can help. Call us at 704-370-7773 to discuss possibilities.

Survivorship

  • Greeting Survivors at our monthly meetings and making sure we get their feedback forms
  • Sending birthday and support cards
  • Helping gather information and answer questions for Survivors who call with treatment, reconstruction questions
  • Do weekly follow-up phone calls/ hand written notes to new Survivors sheets

Communication

  • Watching and sharing social media posts to your own circles
  • Helping us make social media posts and respond to comments
  • Promoting CBF in the community

Outreach

  • Coordinating production of our Comfort Bags for Survivors
  • Soliciting materials donations for Comfort Bags as needed
  • Maintaining production of our Inspiration Jars for Survivors
  • Distributing outreach items to local doctor offices and hospitals as needed
  • Checking in with doctor's offices to assess usefulness of outreach and patient needs

Pink House

  • Maintaining and Improving the Pink House and Healing Garden
  • Weekly watering of plants
  • Organizing and maintaining a list of Pink House supply needs
  • Answering phones and/or welcoming new survivors and visitors to the Pink house

Special Events

  • Helping with major fundraisers
  • Representing CBF at community events such as the monthly breast cancer forum, informational meetings and Breast Cancer Awareness month events that provide information about CBF and the programming we offer
  • Serving as a community liaison to local businesses and organizations to solicit donations, sponsorships, and services needed

If you'd like to volunteer, call 704-650-9848 or email lverner@carolinabreastfriends.org

 

Contact Us

  • Open Monday to Friday 10:00-5:00
  • 1607 E Morehead Street, Charlotte NC 28207

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