Volunteer Program | Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center
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Forge Breast Cancer Volunteer Program

The Greatest Gift

What do you give when you are part of the Forge Breast Cancer Volunteer Program? Your love. Your compassion. A helping hand. A listening ear. You can't put a bow on those things, but they are powerful gifts. As a Forge volunteer you can give the greatest gift: yourself.

We will provide training, assistance and days of renewal for each of these positions.

Volunteer Login:
or sign up to volunteer
Volunteer Login:
or sign up to volunteer

How You Can Help

All Forge Volunteers are required to participate in eight hours of General Volunteer Training.
Training is offered quarterly and held over the course of two days.

General Volunteer Training sessions include:

  • Forge Mission, Visions, and Roles
  • Forge Communication and Documentation
  • Practical Support for Survivors
  • Psychosocial & Spiritual Support for Survivors
  • Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors
  • Insurance & Financial Impact of Breast Cancer
  • Effective Communication

Support Line Team Members are required to participate in an additional 8 hours of training. Training is offered quarterly and is held in one day. Support Line Training includes sessions in the following:

  • Four Needs of People Affected by Cancer
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Active Listening
  • Role Play

Forge Advocate

As a Forge Advocate, you serve as a guide for breast cancer survivors and their co-survivors by providing information, support, encouragement, and assistance to help survivors and their loved ones work their way through diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. This position requires some basic knowledge or experience with one of our partnered health systems.

Sign Up to be a Forge Advocate

Peer Mentor

Serve as a trained and compassionate mentor who has been there before.

Sign Up to be a Survivor Mentor Sign Up to be a Co-Survivor Mentor

Support Line Team Member

Be a part of a team that responds to calls on our Telephone Support Line. You will provide emotional support and resource information to breast cancer survivors and co-survivors when they need it most.

Sign Up to be a Support Line Team Member

Outreach Volunteer

Outreach Volunteers can help with community events, health fairs and promotional activities.

Sign Up to be an Outreach Volunteer