Volunteering at Clearview Cancer Institute


Clearview Cancer Institute Volunteer Services

Volunteering at Clearview Cancer Institute is a fulfilling and rewarding experience. By giving your time and talent, you can play a vital role in our mission to provide excellent care to both our patients and their caregivers. One of the greatest benefits of volunteering at Clearview is the satisfaction of knowing you are helping others at a critical time in their lives.

Consider joining one of our volunteer programs today and start making a difference in someone’s life!

For more information about volunteering or to request a volunteer application, please call the volunteer service department @ 256-327-5602.

Volunteer Mission Statement:

The role of a volunteer is to enhance the quality of life of our patients and caregivers by providing excellent care in a warm, supportive and caring environment.

Volunteer Job Opportunities

Hospitality Volunteer (Infusion Area)

Volunteers provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere in the infusion area by offering our patients light snacks, coffee and juices. Duties include stocking the hospitality area with snacks and blankets. Sensitive and caring personality with good communication skills needed; requires extensive walking. Volunteers in this area need to be a cancer survivor or a caregiver to a loved one.

Hospitality Volunteer (Lobby)

Volunteers in the lobby serve up hot coffee and always with a smile. If you are outgoing and have a good listening ear, then this might be the job for you. Duties include making coffee and assisting patients with directions within the facility. Good communication skills needed. This position is for the Russel Hill location only.

Hospitality Volunteer (Floater)

Volunteers need to have good organizational skills. Duties include organizing magazines in the lobby, the magazine cart, and restocking/organizing materials for the Patient Resource area. The floater volunteer is responsible for stocking the imaging, outpatient medical and Phase 1 area with snacks. Good communication skills are needed; extensive walking.

Ambassador of Hope (Floater)

Volunteers support the emotional and spiritual needs of cancer patients and their families. Volunteer must have good communication skills. This position is for the Russel Hill location only.

Clerical Volunteer

Volunteer to perform clerical duties in the volunteer room. Duties include assembling patient handbooks and assisting with special projects. Willingness to work alone; strong organization skills required.

Hooks for Hope

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced crocheter, join us in our mission to provide comfortable and stylish hats for our patients who are undergoing treatment. For more information about Hooks for Hope, please call Ann Smith @ 256-783-9389.

Musicians with a Mission

We are seeking talented musicians to provide soft, therapeutic music in the lobby for our patients and caregivers. Recital and performance experience required. This position is for the Russel Hill location only.

Volunteer Requirements

These procedures are in place to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our patients, families and volunteers.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age to enter program
  • Commit to volunteering 2 hours a week for at least 3 months
  • Fill out an application
  • Complete required TB Skin Test (available at no expense through Clearview)
  • Authorized reference check
  • Attend a personal interview with Volunteer Coordinator
  • Attend an orientation training session
  • "Shadow" a seasoned volunteer prior to placement
  • Begin volunteering

Volunteer Benefits

We love our volunteers! Although the highest rewards for volunteer service are both intangible and immeasurable, we recognize your time and work performance through:

  • Invitations to special events
  • Free Flu vaccinations
  • Prescriptions filled at our Pharmacy
  • Appreciation lunches
  • Recommendation letter
  • Opportunities to learn new skills
  • Chances to meet new friends
  • Ways to make a difference in someone’s life

For more information about volunteering or to request a volunteer application, please call the volunteer service department @ 256-327-5602.


Volunteer Spotlight

See what some of our amazing volunteers are doing at Clearview Cancer Institute in the videos below. 

Bill Phillips

Ozella Stewart

Terry Easterly

Susan & Brenna

Ambassador of Hope

Learn more about our Ambassador of Hope program in the video below. 


Cancer Treatment



Clinical Trials



Lung Screening