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Volunteer for our Daffodil Campaign

This spring, volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Campaign in your community. With the passion and support of our volunteers, no other cancer charity does what we do. We fund game-changing research into more than 100 types of cancer. We are proud to offer compassionate programs and support services – like our coast-to-coast, cancer information helpline – so no one has to face cancer alone. And we advocate to make healthy living a possibility for everyone.

For the nearly 1 in 2 Canadians expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, we’re here to help. Volunteer and be a part of our collective that continues to change lives for the better. Together, we prove that life is bigger than cancer.

Find local volunteer opportunities

  • A FEW HOURS IN APRIL

    Daffodil Campaign

    Engage with the public at street or storefront locations for a 2-3 hour shift collecting donations and offering a daffodil pin as thanks and a symbol of support for the 1 in 2 Canadians who will be directly impacted with cancer. Great for students, families, workplaces, teams and other groups.

    Canvass your neighbourhood

    The Canadian Cancer Society’s door-to-door fundraising campaign operates in several communities across Ontario. As part of the campaign, volunteers canvass their local neighbourhood for donations. If you’re interested in being a door-to-door canvass volunteer, contact your local community office.

  • A FEW MONTHS (2-3)

    When you volunteer, hope takes root. Volunteer as a leader during our Daffodil Campaign and you’re not only supporting life-changing programs and groundbreaking research that helps all Canadians- you are an enduring reminder that Life Is Bigger Than Cancer. Here are some ways you can be a leader with the Daffodil Campaign:

    • Help organize and plan the Daffodil Campaign in your community
    • Act as a Site Coordinator supporting Daffodil Pin Ambassadors connect with community members and collect donations
    • Share information about the Canadian Cancer Society and cancer
    • Connect with and encourage people hosting fundraisers in support of the Canadian Cancer Society

    To learn more about these and other leadership volunteer opportunities, contact your local community office.

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