You are here: 
A-|A|A+

Volunteer profiles

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 the Society and the impact they are having in the fight for life.

Prevention volunteer

Support others going through cancer

Recent graduate

Leadership volunteer

Volunteer driver

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

Volunteer director

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

 
A-|A|A+

Stories

A teenaged girl sitting on her bed 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.

Read Sabrina's story

Cancer affects all Canadians

Icon - 1 in 2

Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

Learn more