Riverside, CA, April 6, 2012, 3:00pm – The American Cancer Society is holding a New Volunteer Orientation on Wednesday, April 18 from 6 to 7pm at the Society’s offices at 6355 Riverside Avenue in Riverside. An RSVP is requested. There are many different volunteer opportunities to serve as an American Cancer Society volunteer. All volunteers are matched with specific jobs, depending on their skills, interests, and time availability. Volunteers organize special events, advocate for public health legislation, drive cancer patients to medical treatment, help educate school children about the dangers of tobacco use, and assist on fundraising projects. The Society offers training opportunities, challenging and new experiences, and recognition for volunteer efforts. For more information about becoming a volunteer call the American Cancer Society Volunteer Hotline at (951) 300-1218. To find out more about cancer prevention, detection, treatment and recovery visit www.cancer.org.