Cancer Council ACT is always in search for the right people to assist us with our mission to reduce the impact and burden of cancer in the ACT and surrounding area. 

People from all walks of life choose  to volunteer with Cancer Council ACT. Students and young people volunteer to gain valuable work experience and skills, other people choose to volunteer because they want to use their developed skills and experience for the common good. People  volunteer to give back to the community, to meet and engage with new networks or because they want to to something to combat cancer.  There are many reasons and motivations behind why people volunteer their valuable time to support Cancer Council ACT.  

Read more below about volunteering below or complete and submit an Expression of Interest Form now, and Cancer Council will be in touch with you.  

Why I Volunteer - Emma and Katina

Daffodil Day 

The 2019 Daffodil Day Appeal will run throughout August and culminate with Daffodil Day on Friday 23rd August. You can be involved by volunteering at a Daffodil Day Stand near you; selling daffodils & merchandise and accepting donations that will give hope and save lives. Shifts are only 2 hours in duration and there are over 25 sites throughout the ACT to choose from.

To register as a volunteer please email events@actcancer.org and one of our staff members will be in touch to confirm  details with you.

For more information about the 2019 Daffodil Day Appeal go to daffodilday.com.au or simply give us a call on 02 6257 9999.

Relay For Life Committee 

We are always looking for the right people to join the Relay For Life organising committee. It is a perfect opportunity for you to engage your local community and use your natural talents and skills in a way that makes a real difference – by uniting the Canberra community in the fight to beat cancer.

If you are interested in getting involved with Relay For Life please complete our online Cancer Council ACT Volunteer Expression of Interest Form, email events@actcancer.org or simply give us a call on 02 6257 9999.

Office & Other Support 

Do you have skills or experience  in an area that may assist Cancer Council ACT with its efforts to reduce the impact and burden of cancer in the ACT community?  For example:

  • Database entry
  • Social media and communications
  • Volunteer management
  • Public health & advocacy 
  • IT and website development (Silverstripe) 
  • Grant and funding application writing

If so, and you want to support a great local charity organisation then we want to hear from you. 

Not Sure? 

If you are not sure on your availability or capacity we can add you to our database and you will be contacted by Cancer Council ACT when opportunities arise. Simply complete our online Cancer Council ACT Volunteer Expression Of Interest Form or phone Cancer Council ACT on 6257 9999 to speak with one of our friendly staff members. 

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