exercise during cancer treatment

Volunteer Responsibilities

Position Title: Individual Volunteer/Group Volunteer

Supervised by:

Clinical Manager/Volunteer Coordinator

Purpose of Position:

To support the stated mission of Cancer Foundation for Life® by assisting and/or performing day-to-day operations and to be a helpful and supportive presence for the patients of FitSteps.  Volunteers are vital to the organization in order to maintain a high level of service to our patients.


  • Attend brief orientation session.
  • Consistently and punctually report to selected shift.
  • Communicate regularly with assigned supervisor as to concerns, issues or ideas arising from the current assignment.
  • Observe strict confidentiality at all times.
  • Support, motivate and assist the patients in their exercise activities.
  • Locate and file patient charts.
  • Answer phone and make calls to patients regarding missed appointments (as assigned)
  • Make photocopies and send faxes, as needed.
  • Dress comfortably.
  • Uphold program rules and policies.
  • Perform other tasks as requested.

Commitment Required:

This is a long-term assignment. A minimum of three hours per week is suggested.  Volunteer opportunities will be available Monday – Friday at many different locations around Dallas and East Texas. Times will vary.

Location of Volunteer Opportunities:

Dallas Area:

  • Baylor Sammons Cancer Center, 3410 Worth St., Ste. 250, Dallas
  • Cancer Institute of Dallas, 310 East Hwy. 67, Duncanville
  • First Baptist Church, 425 South 9th St., Garland
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, 4708 Alliance Blvd., Plano
  • Office/Exercise Center, 301 S. Sherman St., Ste. 113, Richardson

East Texas Area:

  • Administrative Office, 218 N. College, Tyler
  • Bullard Southern Baptist Church, 716 N. Houston St., Bullard
  • First Baptist Church, 301 W. Ferguson, Tyler
  • First Christian Church, 4202 S. Broadway, Tyler
  • Christus Trinity Mother Frances, 3203 S. Main St., Lindale
  • First Baptist Church, 210 Philip St., Jacksonville
  • Texas Oncology, 910 E. Houston St. Ste. 100, Tyler

Volunteer Application (Dallas & East TX)