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Why volunteer?

Volunteering with the 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.

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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Stories

photo of Dan I feel honoured that I was a part of these people’s lives … honoured to have been there for them, to have listened and offered hope that it will be okay.

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Clinical trial discovery improves quality of life

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A clinical trial led by the Society’s NCIC Clinical Trials group found that men with prostate cancer who are treated with intermittent courses of hormone therapy live as long as those receiving continuous therapy.

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