CCS adapting to COVID-19 realities to support Canadians during and after the pandemic
Help prevent cancer and be an advocate
Together we can make Canada a healthy place to live. By sharing life-saving prevention messages with our local communities. By telling lawmakers why increased cancer research funding is important to us. Working together, we can create social and political change that will help control cancer in Canada.
To help deliver on our mission, there are a number of ways you can help spread the word and take action.
Promote healthy living and risk reduction messages by distributing materials and making presentations to groups and organizations in your community. Work with local media to communicate prevention-related messages through public service announcements and other materials. Write letters to different levels of government, encourage communication with local politicians to help influence healthy policy development and participate in public forums.
Become a community action volunteer
Our community action volunteers help reduce the risk of cancer by educating people about healthy lifestyle choices and the importance of screening and early detection. Whether it’s by distributing posters, having a display or presentation at your workplace, sharing information in a newsletter or hosting a presentation, you provide the enthusiasm and we will help bring your idea to life.
Spread the word using social media
Post about your experiences and the issues you are care about – help us best represent those touched by cancer when we advocate for change. Spark discussion on issues that we are advocating for – comment and provide us with feedback so we can fight on your behalf.
Use the hashtag #vote4health when advocating for us and to increase awareness on important cancer issues.
Subscribe to our social media
When you subscribe to our social media channels, our online communication gets stronger. Our social media spaces keep you up-to-date with our advocacy issues and provide ways to fight back against cancer. By sharing, liking or commenting on our content on Facebook and Twitter, you’re helping us reach a larger audience.
Keep your eye on our advocacy website
This website keeps you up-to-date with the Society’s advocacy priorities in Saskatchewan and provides you with many ways to fight back against cancer.
Thank you for choosing to offer your time and talents to support the Canadian Cancer Society. Our volunteer opportunities look a little different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We value the health and safety of volunteers, staff and the people we support. For that reason, we have temporarily closed our offices and suspended our in-person volunteering, as well as recruitment and intake for most volunteer roles. In the coming months, we’re hoping that it will be safe to reopen opportunities. We’re also working to identify how volunteers can be involved remotely and online.
If you are interested in becoming a prospective volunteer, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org and include information about your skills, experience, and areas of interest.
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Investing to reduce cancer burden
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