Cancer Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers in this position serve patients and their families in the waiting areas by helping them check-in, making and serving coffee, distributing snacks, visiting with patients
Volunteers in this area assist gift shop staff and customers with sales, wrapping, pricing items and cashier duties. All proceeds go to the Auxiliary Grants Program.
Most Vital Pal
The Most Vital Pal (MVP) is a volunteer who is paired with a new patient for the entirety of his or her first day on the UAMS campus.
Summer Teen Volunteer Program
Each summer, the Cancer Institute Volunteer Services Office hosts the Summer Teen Volunteer Program. If you are between 16-18 years of age, you are welcome to apply.Learn More
Myeloma Center Ambassador Program
If you are interested in becoming one of our Patient Ambassadors please contact Sonya Thornes at 501-804-3557 or email SRThornes@uams.edu
Patient Support Pavilion
Volunteers in this area welcome patients and guests as they enter the Pavilion, give directions, assist with educational materials, facilitate wig fittings, and more.
Sit & Knit
Knitters and crocheters are welcome to join in making hats for our patients each Wednesday afternoon. All supplies are provided through the Auxiliary Grants Program.
Musicians can share their talent on the grand piano in the first floor atrium of the Cancer Institute, or bring their own instruments to play.
Volunteers greet patients and visitors in the lobby on the first floor, help patients at the self-check-in kiosks them to their appropriate clinic.
Cancer Institute Volunteer Services Staff
- Janie Lowe, CVM, Director of Volunteer Services
- Susan Jones, CVM, Assistant Director of Volunteer Services
- Sandy Henry,CVM Volunteer Coordinator
- Julia Hamra, Partners Card Development Associate
- Juli Chrisman, Gift Shop Manager
- Nancy Sink, Gift Shop Assistant
For more information call the Department of Volunteer Services at (501) 686-8286.