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Volunteer: Give Back

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted” - Aesop
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Winship. As a volunteer, your positive-minded involvement and genuine concern can work wonders. You can change a patient's emotional outlook, give hope to a family, or simply provide a helping hand so that our staff can focus on our mission: To accelerate discoveries that prevent and cure cancer, and to accelerate translation of the new knowledge to the care of the patient in Georgia, the nation, and the world.
Volunteer Opportunities at Winship are all patient-focused.  Each position plays a vital role in Winship’s focus of providing quality customer care and assistance to each patient, as well as their family members and caregivers. Volunteer opportunities are available in the following departments: Ambulatory Infusion Center, Bone Marrow Transplant/Hematology, Medical Oncology, Patient & Family Resource Center, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Surgical Oncology, and the Welcome/Concierge Desks.

Volunteer Position Summaries

  • Hospitality: The Hospitality Volunteer serves as a patient liaison located in the waiting rooms of the ATC, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Radiology, and the Bone Marrow Transplant/Hematology working alongside Winship staff members to ensure quality customer service.
  • Hospitality Cart: Working alongside Winship staff members to ensure quality customer service and a welcoming atmosphere, the Hospitality Cart Volunteer assists those waiting patients, family members and caregivers by providing activities and reading material in the waiting rooms of the ATC, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Radiology and the Bone Marrow Transplant/Hematology.
  • Runner: A Runner will assist the Winship Cancer Institute’s staff in an assigned department, transporting lab work, pharmaceutical drugs, and assisting with patients.
  • Clerical/Administrative: The Clerical/Administrative Volunteer will assist the Winship Cancer Institute’s staff in an assigned department. Volunteers will focus on filing, data entry, mailings, scanning, organizing resources, answering telephone, etc.
  • Welcome Desk/Concierge: The Welcome/Information Desk Volunteer works alongside a Winship Cancer Institute staff person to ensure that all patients and their family members and/or caregivers receive a welcoming atmosphere and directions as soon as they walk into the building.  This point of entry is usually a patient’s first contact with WCI, first impressions are very important.
  • Front Desk: The Front Desk Associate position serves as the main point of contact for all patients, family members, and caregivers who enter the Patient & Family Resource Center, while being accountable for providing quality customer service and hospitality.
  • Time and Talent! Do you sing or play a musical instrument? Volunteer to share you talent as a group or individual with the patients, family members and caregivers at Winship. (Additional volunteer requirements apply to this opportunity please contact Volunteer Services for more information)

Ready to Volunteer?

We will work with you to place you in a volunteer position that fits your interests, experience, and desired level of patient contact.

Getting Started!

  1. Review Volunteer Benefits
  2. Review Requirements
  3. Review Online Volunteer Manual
  4. Complete Online Assessment (Score 80 or higher)

For more information, please contact Volunteer Services at 404-778-2405.

Our volunteers at Winship.