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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

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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Do you want to make a real difference in the fight against cancer and in the lives of people living with the disease? By choosing to fight with us against all cancers, you’ll put your skills to good use with the largest charitable cancer organization in the country!

Being a volunteer at the CCS is:

  • Advancing the fight against cancer in your environment
  • Meeting interesting people
  • Using your abilities and acquiring new ones
  • Advocate for a cause you care about
  • Sharing the satisfaction of helping others
Ways to volunteer

Explore the varied and stimulating possibilities that are offered to you.

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