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Durham Region Community Office

111 Simcoe Street North, Unit 201

Oshawa, Ontario

L1G 4S4

Phone: 905-434-6405

Toll-free: 1 800 668-7830

Fax: 905-434-3696

Email: durham@ontario.cancer.ca

Hours of operation:

Tuesday , Wednesday, Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Serving the communities of:

Ajax, Brock Township, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge Township and Whitby.  

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  • Upcoming Events

    April Daffodil Campaign 

    Daffodil Month, held every April, is a national fundraising campaign of the Canadian Cancer Society with volunteers involved in numerous activities to raise money for the fight against cancer. Purchase a daffodil pin and show your support for Canadians living with cancer. Pins will be sold throughout the month of April at various locations in Peterborough & District from Thursday April 5th to Saturday  April 7th.

    Volunteer Now

    When you volunteer to sell daffodils and pins in your community, you’ll inspire others to support Canadians affected by cancer and fund life-changing research. Give a little time. Make a big difference. Get involved and register.

    Relay For Life Durham

    Grab your team and running shoes, and get ready to walk the track at Relay For Life! Every step you take helps fund Canada's most promising cancer research and vital support services for those living with cancer right here in our communities.

    Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018

    Location: Village Union Public School, Oshawa ON

    Time: 4 pm - 10 pm

    REGISTER NOW

    Relay For Life Clarington

    Grab your team and running shoes, and get ready to walk the track at Relay For Life! Every step you take helps fund Canada's most promising cancer research and vital support services for those living with cancer right here in our communities.

    Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018

    Location: Clarington Central Secondary School, Clarington ON

    Time: 4 pm - 12 pm

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    Mudmoiselle and Mini Mudster Peterborough

    Get ready for a day of mud, sweat and cheers. The Mudmoiselle obstacle course is a 5K stretch of the muckiest, filthiest, slimiest mud. It’s where your inner child runs free while testing your endurance, strength and determination.

    This women’s-only event is open to all fitness levels. Whether you’re used to running marathons, running around the office or running after your kids.

    Reach out for more info and let's get down and dirty!

    Date: Saturday July 7, 2018

    Location: Devil's Elbow, Bethany ON

    Time: 9 am - 6 pm

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  • Volunteer opportunities

    Fundraising Roles:

    Various volunteer roles area available during Daffodil Days, Residential Canvass, Relay for Life Clarington, Relay for Life Durham, and Mudmoiselle.

    Call 905-434-6405 or 1-800-668-7830.

    Daffodil Days - Month of April

    Residential Canvass - Month of April

    Relay for Life Durham - June 9, 2018

    Relay for Life Clarington - June 23, 2018

    Mudmoiselle - July 7, 2018

    Programs and Service Roles:

    Wheels of Hope Volunteer Drivers

    Volunteer Drivers are needed in all our Durham areas. Our drivers take clients to their cancer related appointments and treatments in Oshawa, Ajax, and Toronto. Drivers can choose the day(s) that they drive and what hospitals they go to. Potential volunteers must have a 100% smoke free vehicle, a least $1 million third party liability, a clean Criminal Reference Check and no more than 3 demerit points. Drivers are reimbursed mileage and training is provided. We ask that drivers are available at least one day per week.

    Presentation and Display Volunteers

    Through presentation and displays that focus on screening and prevention, volunteers share our message to local residents. Volunteers can choose to do both presentation and display or focus on one area only. all presentation and display materials are provided through our community office and training is provided. Time commitment varies depending on the number of requests we receive.

    Administrative Roles:

    Reception Volunteers

    Our office is currently recruiting a volunteer with administrative skills for Thursday mornings and afternoons. Duties include working with databases, Excel and Word as well as greeting visitors and answering the phones. Strong computer and customer skills are required.

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