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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer CenterVanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the backbone of the Patient and Family Support Services program. Many volunteer opportunities exist at VUMC and there are several opportunities to get involved at the Cancer Center.

For information on volunteering with patients undergoing treatment contact Andy Peterson at 615-936-8871 or email

Volunteer duties include: Provide information, offer support and inspire hope for those who live with cancer by offering them refreshments and blankets, listening to and escorting patients. Also visit with hospitalized and clinic patients.

Volunteers needed: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Volunteers shifts: 2 hours per week or 4 hours bi-weekly
Minimum age: 18 years old and a high school graduate

Volunteer Programs

Process to Become a Volunteer

Please call 615-936-1072 for more information.