Canadian Cancer Society volunteers represent a broad spectrum of ages, cultures, abilities and experiences. Each volunteer brings unique gifts through sharing their time, energy and skills.
Learn more about why people like you volunteer for CCS. Together, we're a force-for-life in the face of cancer.
Support others going through cancer
After turning to the Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer Driver program to help him get to cancer treatment appointments, Lance Krobel vowed to return the favour by becoming a volunteer driver himself. More
Jason Holowachuk lived the cancer journey over a period of four years with his mother, as a caregiver and patient advocate. It was this experience that inspired him to join the fight against cancer as a volunteer director with the Canadian Cancer Society. More
I was in total shock when I heard the diagnosis of cancer. Cancer to me was an adult’s disease. Being a 13-year-old teenager, it certainly wasn’t even on my radar.
Taking action against all cancers
The latest Canadian Cancer Statistics report found that of all newly diagnosed cancers in 2017, half are expected to be lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancers. Learn what you can do to reduce the burden of cancer.