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We have more impact, against more cancers, in more communities, than any other cancer charity in Canada.

  • Student Volunteer Opportunities

    Cancer Fighter Crew Members

    Area: Halifax

    Universities: SMU, DAL, MSVU

    High School: Digby Regional High School, Cobequid Educational Centre, Northumberland Regional High School, Cole Harbour District High School


    The Canadian Cancer Society is currently seeking volunteers from your university to join the campus Cancer Fighting Crew! Each university will have a crew that will work throughout the school year to plan fundraising events in support of the society and its mission to eradicate cancer and improve the lives of those living with cancer.

    The goal: For each campus to race to raise $10,000 before the end of the school year!

    The fun part: This can be done anyway you want! Use your interests, skill sets and hobbies to create a fundraising event for your peers, while working with a committee of people to help reach your goal.

    Apply Now!

    Please specify which university or high school you are applying for.

  • The Sobey Cancer Support Centre

    Volunteer Hairdresser

    Area: Halifax


    The Canadian Cancer Society has a volunteer opportunity for a Licensed Hair Dresser. Volunteers must have excellent communication skills and provide a supportive and caring environment. Experience working with wigs an asset.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Provide hair care services for our clients this may include, wash, cut and style.
    • Room set up/clean up

    Time Commitment:

    • Weekly morning and afternoon shifts available, excluding Friday’s
    • Shifts are three to four hours in length.

    All volunteers must have an up to date Background Check and Child Abuse Registry Check prior to volunteering.

    For further information please contact:
    Kim Veino, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

    Apply Now!

    For detailed information on the Sobey Cancer Support Center please follow the link.

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society!

We would love to engage you as a volunteer, and throughout the year we offer a number of exciting volunteer opportunities. All volunteer jobs will be posted here, so please check the website for updates, and let us know if you have any questions.



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