Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Patient Education Volunteer

    Locations US-NY-Rye Brook
    ID
    2019-5203
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Volunteer
    FLSA Status
    Volunteer
    Type
    Volunteer
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    At The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), we're passionate about our mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS volunteers help carry out this mission in so many ways: supporting patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and our community, driving policy advocacy, participating in our campaigns, and helping LLS build much needed capacity.

    Overview

    Product information The Patient Education department works to ensure that patients and caregivers receive the most current and up-to-date information pertaining to diagnosis, treatment and support.

     

    Purpose The purpose of this role is to assist the patient education team in its goal of ensuring that our list of patients and caregivers are correct and up-to-date in order to continue receiving timely and appropriate information regarding their diagnosis.

    Additional Position Information

    Location Able to work from LLS national office in Rye Brook, NYTime Commitment 10 to 12 hours a week with a six month minimum commitment. This is an ongoing role with a desired commitment of 6 months. Shift Times Flexible schedule based on mutually agreed upon times. Work must be completed during business hours 9am – 5pm. Background check required YesTrainingLLS will provide the volunteer with an orientation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society including an overview of LLS clinical trial history. LLS will provide volunteer with Salesforce CRM training.BenefitsDatabase Management ExperienceSalesforce ExperienceFree ParkingComputer and work space provided solely for the purpose of this projectAccess to LLS resources (Patient Access, etc.)Reference for college credit is possible. Need must be indicated at the time of volunteer interview for consideration.

    Responsibilities

    • Update contact accounts in SalesForce with email addresses that are to be edited or removed from receiving LLS emails
    • Update contact accounts in SalesForce with postal addresses that are to be edited or removed from receiving post mail

    Qualifications

    Volunteer should possess the following skills/qualifications:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word/Excel/PowerPoint
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as proofreading skills
    • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
    • Data Entry experience
    • Salesforce experience highly preferred

     

    Disclaimer

    I agree to the above responsibilities and position requirements and conditions, and will carry them out to the best of my ability. I also agree that I am volunteering without expectation of compensation or entitlement to a paid job at the conclusion of the volunteer role. If at any time I am unable to perform the above duties I will notify my designated LLS staff partner(s) as soon as possible.

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