VOLUNTEER: INDIVIDUAL CORPORATESThank you for wanting to volunteer with CHOC. Having started out as a volunteer support group we are honoured to have people who give their time selflessy to CHOC. Volunteers provide valuable resources to CHOC to enable us to carry out our work.
- Hospital Volunteer: Someone who gives of his/her time to CHOC free of charge in the hospitals, however without direct contact or interaction with the children.
- House Volunteers: Someone who gives of his/her time to CHOC free of charge in a CHOC House/Lodge without direct contact or interaction with the children or as a trained volunteer with direct contact or interaction with the parents and /or children.
- Ward Volunteer: Someone who underwent CHOC volunteer training and who has been approved to work in the wards with the children and families.
- Regional Committee member: Someone who serves on a Regional Advisory Committee.
- Parent supporting parent volunteer: A parent whose child did/did not survive childhood cancer or life-threatening blood disorders, who has been trained and approved by CHOC to support newly diagnosed parents.
- Fundraising support volunteers: Volunteers who assist and support with fundraising by introducing CHOC to their networks and other forms of fundraising opportunities.
- Event support volunteers: Volunteers who assist with events (pre, during and post events); as well as assist by sourcing needs for the events.
- Cow volunteers: Volunteers who signed up to be Cows and who are on The Cows™ database.
- Young Calves: Volunteers who signed up to be calves as part of the The Cows™ and who are on The Cows™ database.
- Admin volunteers: Volunteers who assist with administrative tasks.
- CHOC Speakers: A volunteer or a survivor who has been trained in Presentation Skills, who knows CHOC and CHOC Programmes to speak at events, in the media and who has been approved by CHOC to speak on behalf of CHOC.
- Young Adult Volunteers: (Gauteng South Only): Young adults who meet on a weekend and act as ward volunteers; however in an organized group.
- SOLID: Survivors of childhood cancer and life-threatening blood disorders.
- Community Service: School learners who need to do community hours and who volunteer for CHOC (non-patient contact).
- Interns: Students who volunteer internship to gain hours in order to complete their studies.
- Corporate Volunteers: Staff from Corporates who give of their expertise and/or time as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility to NGOs free of charge.
- Garden: “Garden Fairies” assist the CHOC Houses/Lodges to beautify and maintain the gardens.
“We are certainly very privileged and proud to have very loyal volunteers who assist us to achieve our goals, and have a huge impact in making the journey of fighting childhood cancer easier for children and their parents.” Carl Queiros, CHOC CEO