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Become a volunteer

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

Get involved!

Become a volunteer and make a big difference in the fight against cancer.

Apply online to become a volunteer.

Thanks to nearly 30,000 devoted volunteers, the Canadian Cancer Society can work every day to save more lives. Put your skills to good use by choosing one of the following activities:


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Gordie Gosse I never want anyone else to go through what I have been through.

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Volunteers provide comfort and kindness

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Thousands of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers work in regional cancer centres, lodges and community hospitals to support people receiving treatment.

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