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Why volunteer?

Volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society is a great opportunity for you to make a positive impact in your community, be part of a team, share your experience, learn new skills and develop lasting friendships. Volunteers are critical to our accomplishments and we wouldn’t be able to support, inform and empower those touched by cancer without you.

When you join our nationwide team, you have the combined strength of volunteers from across the country standing behind you to help you make a difference in someone’s life.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer for Daffodil Month

Volunteers are urgently needed in April. When you volunteer just a few hours of your time during Daffodil Month, you help save lives and support people who are living with cancer. Volunteering is a small gesture that makes an enormous difference.

Find local volunteer opportunities

Browse current volunteer opportunities

Any questions about volunteering your time, please contact Anna Thomas, Revenue Development Officer at 902.470.2054 or daffodils@ns.cancer.ca

CIBC Run For The Cure

Offer your expertise and community connections by joining a CIBC Run for the Cure committee.

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Relay For Life

Cancer changes everything. So can you. Volunteer on your own or with your friends and family at a Relay For Life, or learn how to register or join a team.

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