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.  

Daffodil Day 

Why we volunteer for Daffodil Day - Emma and Katina

The Daffodil Day appeal runs throughout August each year.  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 volunteer for Daffodil Day please complete an Expression of Interest Form and one of our staff members will be in touch with you.

For more information about Daffodil Day 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 in any capacity please complete an Expression of Interest Form, or call Cancer Council ACT on 02 6257 9999.

Office & Other Support Roles 

Do you have special skills or experience that may assist and support Cancer Council ACT with the work we do to reduce the impact and burden of cancer in the ACT and surrounding community?  For example:

  • Database entry 
  • CRM support (IMIS) 
  • Social media and communications
  • Google Analytics support
  • Fundraising experience 
  • Volunteer management
  • Public health & advocacy 
  • IT and website development (Silverstripe CMS) 
  • Grant and funding application writing
  • Hair (wig) support
  • General office support 

If you want to support a great local charity organisation by sharing your skills and experience then we want to receive your Expression Of Interest.   

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 our Volunteer Coordinator.  

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Deakin ACT 2600

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