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Waterloo-Wellington Community Office

108 Ahrens Street West, Unit 4
Kitchener, Ontario
N2H 4C3
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Phone: 519-886-8888
Fax: 519-746-6543

Email: waterloo@ontario.cancer.ca


Hours of operation:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Serving the communities of:

Waterloo Region, Wellington County and surrounding townships.

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    Daffodil Month (the month of April)

    The month of April has long been the Canadian Cancer Society's biggest month for fundraising as this is the month for Daffodil Pin Sales, live Daffodil flower sales, our Residential Canvassing campaign, Paint the Town Yellow, Daffodil Teas, as well as a number of other special events. For more information, visit our Daffodil website.

    Great Ride 'n' Stride (Sunday, April 30th, 2017)

    The Canadian Cancer Society Great Ride 'n' Stride is a non-competitive, pledge-based fundraising event organized by the Society. The Kitchener-Waterloo event will be held at Conestoga College's Doon Campus (299 Doon Valley Road). Participants can choose to ride their bikes, walk, or run our varying routes. Click here to register or here for more information.

    Relay For Life (Friday, June 16th, 2017)

    In 2017, we're taking it back, waaaay back to the days of a 12-hour Relay happening at the Waterloo Regional Police Association. Bring your RV, bring your tent and bring your favourite team with you to raise funds in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. For the first time ever, the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, Woolwich and Wellington County Relays will join together into one spectacular event so grab the baton and register today.

    Mudmoiselle (Saturday, September 9th, 2017)

    We are excited to announce our newest event, Mudmoiselle! The Mudmoiselle obstacle course is a 5K stretch of the muckiest, filthiest, slimiest mud. It’s where your inner child runs free while testing your endurance, strength and determination.  This event is open to all fitness levels - it's all about building a support team around you while raising money for cancer research.

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    The Waterloo-Wellington Community Office is always looking for dedicated people to help make a big difference in our community. We have volunteer positions in a variety of areas. Below is a list of our current volunteer opportunities.

    Daffodil Month Pin Sales (March 30 - April 30, 2017)

    We are currently looking for volunteers to sell daffodil pins at various locations in Waterloo-Wellington from March 30 - April 30. You are welcome to register for as many Daffodil Month shifts as you are able to, and don't forget to ask a friend or family member to volunteer with you!  Shifts are constantly being added so keep checking back. To sign up or for more information please visit our volunteer page.

    Relay For Life Leadership Committee (Ongoing - June 2017)

    Have you ever thought about what it takes to make Relay happen? The answer is a group of dedicated volunteers. Our leadership committee consists of approximately 20 hard-working, energetic and talented individuals from across Waterloo-Wellington who donate their time over approximately 8 months every year. We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

    • Teams sub-committee - assist in the promotion and team recruitment for Relay For Life by working collaboratively with the Teams Recruitment Chair

    If you're interested or would like to see a full position description, please contact Ashley Culp at aculp@ontario.cancer.ca

    Mudmoiselle Leadership Committee (Ongoing - October 2017)

    Mudmoiselle is a 5K obstacle course with the muckiest, filthiest and slimiest mud. It’s where your inner child runs free while testing your endurance, strength and determination.  This is the first year that the Waterloo-Wellington Community Office will host this event at Cox Creek Cellars in Guelph.  We are currently recruiting for the following volunteer positions:

    • Recruitment Chair - this role involves prospecting, developing and establishing new relationships and leads within the Waterloo-Wellington community in order to increase participation at the Mudmoiselle event
    • Course & Obstacle Chair - working with the Event Chair and CCS staff partner, you will plan, construct and place all the obstacles for the 2017 course. 

    If you're interested or would like to see a full position description, please contact Jennifer Shaw at jennifer.shaw@ontario.cancer.ca

    For more information about any volunteer opportunity listed above or to apply, please contact the office at 519-886-8888. The volunteer application form can be found at www.cancer.ca/volunteernow and current volunteer opportunities can always be found at www.myccsschedule.ca

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