PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2003) — Fox Chase Cancer Center is seeking volunteers of all ages to fill open positions at the volunteer information desk, the ambulatory care department, summer palliative care training and in the gift shop. Openings in the gift shop include Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and on other days.
Summer student volunteers are also needed. Students must be 14 years old and have completed eighth grade.
For more information call Fox Chase Cancer Center's volunteer services department at 215-728-2560 or 215-728-2595.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).