Volunteer Information for Canadian Cancer Society Algoma & District Unit
What services does your organization provide? Transportation, Peer Support, Information and Referral, Smokers Helpline, Advocacy, Prevention, Public Issues, Research Funding.
Do you have any age requirements? 15-70 years old.
Do you require language proficiency other than in English? Any additional languages known will definitely be an asset, but it is not required.
What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer? Anywhere from 2-4 hours a shift. However, we are highly flexible and work around all volunteers schedules to accommodate them.
Are there any specific skills and experience required? As long as volunteers can smile, interact well with people, and have a passion for the cause they'll be fine.
What type of volunteer positions are typically available? Daffodil pin sellers
Do you provide training for volunteers? Yes, orientation, and position specifice training.
What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization? Wheels of Hope Volunteer Drivers. Peer Support Volunteers. Fundraising Volunteers. Office Volunteers. Prevention, Advocacy, and Public Issues Volunteers.
How will a person benefit from volunteering with Canadian Cancer Society Algoma & District Unit? Volunteering with the Society is a great opportunity for you to make a positive impact in your community, be part of a team, share your experience, learn new skills and develop lasting friendships.
Volunteers are critical to our accomplishments and we wouldn't be able to support, inform and empower those touched by cancer without you.
After all research has shown that volunteering not only helps you live longer, but also makes you healthier too!