Some things to consider when you are looking for volunteer opportunities:
Volunteer opportunities are available for a variety of different needs. The following are areas we currently need volunteers:
Provide-a-Ride for Hope Program: Persons who are interested in driving patients to doctor appointments, shopping, pharmacy and a variety of different places that some of our patients cannot drive themselves. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid drivers license, submit to a background check, and provide a copy of your current driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
Graphic Arts Design: Designers are needed to work on a variety of different design projects.
Office Help: Help is always needed in the office to perform a variety of clerical duties.
Counselors: Licensed counselors with experience working with families who have a variety of different needs in addition to having a family members with a life threatening illness. Volunteers must submit to a background check and sign a patient confidentiality form and a Liability Waiver.
Patient Advocates: Persons who have personal knowledge and experience in coping and living with a life threatening illness and have a passion to help others going through the same are need for our Patient Advocacy Institute. Patient Advocates will undergo a 8 week training course and will be required to attend quarterly meetings with other patient advocates to keep up to date on patient issues and OKBTF programs and services.
Advocacy Events: For a list of upcoming events, click here. Volunteers are always needed to work OKBTF events. Requirements for the events varies. If you are interested in working a specific event, please contact the OKBTF office for further information.
For more information regarding any of these volunteer opportunities, please contact the OKBTF office at 405.843-4673.