The American Cancer Society will hold a volunteer orientation from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Society’s offices located at 6355 Riverside Ave. in Riverside.
There are many different volunteer opportunities to serve as an American Cancer Society volunteer. All volunteers are matched with specific jobs, depending on their skills, interests, and time availability.
Volunteers organize special events, advocate for public health legislation, drive cancer patients to medical treatment, helps educate school children about the dangers of tobacco use and assist on fundraising projects.
The organization offers training opportunities, challenging and new experiences, and recognition for volunteer efforts.
To learn more, contact the American Cancer Society Volunteer Hotline at 951-300-1218.
Other volunteer orientation dates are from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on Feb. 6; from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 20; 12 noon on March 6; and at 6 p.m. on March 20. An RSVP is requested.
To find out more about cancer prevention, detection, treatment and recovery, call the American Cancer Society anytime at 800-ACS-2345, or visit www.cancer.org.
*Contributed by American Cancer Society