From the very beginning, Roger Mashke has always had a knack for interacting with and helping people. Whether it was running a successful television business or working as a volunteer firefighter, leaving a positive impact on another individual has always been his main source of motivation. That’s why when given the opportunity to volunteer for Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital, he knew it was what he wanted to do. Four years later, Mashke is still one of the most dedicated volunteers we have at Cannon Memorial Hospital and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) as a whole. Read More: Roger’s Reason: Finding purpose in volunteering
Are you looking to find a meaningful way to volunteer your time? If so, we have a position for you!
Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center has partnered with UNC Lineberger Cancer Center to offer a new position in which volunteers are trained to provide additional support to patients facing a diagnosis of cancer. We are recruiting retired healthcare providers, educators, members of the community, cancer survivors and/or caregivers.
Lay Navigators will be trained to:
- Provide information about hospital support services and community resources
- Offer emotional support to patients and their caregivers
- Inform and guide patients and caregivers throughout Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center
- Link patients and caregivers to reliable cancer support resources to help address financial, transportation and other identified needs.
Our lay navigators do not provide medical care, medical advice, psychotherapy or interfere with the doctor/patient relationship.
For more information, contact:
Angie Del Nero, MSW, CMSW, OSW-C