Canadian Cancer Society - Okanagan - CENTRAL


Support Programs - Wig & Breast Prosthesis Room Attendant - Southern Interior Rotary Lodge

Overall Purpose: to coordinate the activities of the unit wig room as part of a team or independently.

         

Responsibilities:

  • Provide personalized styling consultations, including follow-up resources as needed
  • Coordinate cleaning, styling and organizing of Wig room supplies and displays
  • Receive and acknowledge donations; hair/wigs, material, hats, jewelry etc.
  • Work in partnership with Lodge volunteers to coordinate procedures and appointment bookings
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about CCS resources and support programs

 

Link to Mission:

  • Provides practical support to people living with cancer and contributes to their positive self-image              

Staff Partner(s):    Lodge Staff and Manager

 

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Experience providing direct, one-on-one service and support
  • Comfortable with aesthetic trends and application
  • Models self-care and feels confident in providing self-care tips
  • A good listener and able to empathize without providing personal or medical advice
  • Professional, discreet and non-judgmental
  • Experience with hair care products and services, an asset
  • Well organized and able to keep accurate records

 

Resources & Training Available:

  • CCS Orientation and Core training
  • Individual coaching & support
  • CCS Website and promotional materials
  • Lodge volunteers  and Lodge Staff

 

Benefits:

  • Playing an integral role in the support of the mission, vision and values of the CCS.
  • Sharing and building expertise in aesthetics, health and beauty self-care
  • Joining a team of enthusiastic and interesting people who share a passion for building self-esteem and self-care awareness for people living with cancer.

 

Time Commitment:   

3 hours per week (approximately); 1 year minimum term    

                      

Location:  Southern Interior Rotary Lodge - Kelowna