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Canadian Cancer Society Brant Norfolk Community Office

Canadian Cancer Society Brant Norfolk Community Office

Societe Canadienne Du Cancer

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Keywords: Health and Medicine , Disorders , Cancer



Canadian Cancer Society Brant Norfolk Community Office
Societe Canadienne Du Cancer

Branch: Brant-Norfolk Community Office
98 Paris Rd, Unit #2, Brantford, ON N3R1H9

Canadian Cancer Society Brant Norfolk Community Office url http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/contact-us/brant-norfolk-on/?region=on

Canadian Cancer Society Brant Norfolk Community Office Phone Number 519-753-2566

Canadian Cancer Society Brant Norfolk Community Office Email address brant@ontario.cancer.ca



Volunteer Information for Canadian Cancer Society Brant Norfolk Community Office

What services does your organization provide?
1) Cancer Information Services
2) Peer Support Program
3) Smoker's helpline - quit program
4) Transportation services for cancer patients
5) Group Support program
6) Lodges - hospital
7) Wig program
8) Community services locator


Do you have any age requirements?
No age restrictions.


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
- Other languages are an asset but not compulsory
- our office welcomes people who speak other languages to support our clients whose first language is not English.


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
- Time commitments for volunteers depend upon the type of volunteer role and according to their availability and interest.
- Volunteers have the option of volunteering:

  • a few hours a year
  • monthly (3-5 hours)
  • bi-weekly (3-5 hours)
  • weekly (3-10 hours)
  • daily (3-5 hours)

Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
Volunteers need to go through an interview/screening process, followed by volunteer role specific training. Depending on the role this may include some of the following steps:

  • volunteer interview(s)
  • reference checks
  • computer testing
  • review of portfolio
  • MTO check (volunteer drivers)
  • Police Criminal records check
  • Vulnerable sector search
  • Etc.

Are there any specific skills and experience required?
- Skill sets, experiences and interests specific to the volunteer position.
- No volunteer experience needed for many roles.
- Training offered.


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?

  • Leadership roles: Event planning committee members, council members
  • Transportation program: volunteers to drive cancer patients/caregivers to their medical appointments and treatments.
  • Peer Support program: cancer survivors or experienced caregivers to share their experiences with newly diagnosed cancer patients and their caregivers.
  • Event day volunteers: volunteers needed periodically throughout the year to help with running events and campaigns to raise funds to support our organization.

Do you provide training for volunteers?
The Canadian Cancer Society has an in-depth orientation and volunteer role-specific training program for all volunteers. Some training is offered as independent learning, as well as, group training. Training is delivered by trained volunteer facilitators, as well as, staff.

Volunteers are offered ongoing Continuing education training and can be eligible to attend local, regional, provincial and national conferences.


What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?

  • Office volunteer
  • Volunteer driver
  • Event volunteer
  • Campaign volunteer
  • Committee volunteer - fundraising
  • Peer support volunteer
  • Group Support facilitator
  • Training facilitator volunteer

How will a person benefit from volunteering with Canadian Cancer Society Brant Norfolk Community Office?
Benefits of volunteer experience can include:

  • Invitations to Volunteer recognition dinners/open houses
  • Volunteer awards
  • Networking opportunities
  • real work experience
  • letter of reference
  • making friends, discovering your community
  • 40 hours of community work for high school
  • co-op opportunities

Do you accept high school students?
Yes, high school students can attain their 40 hours of community hours needed to graduate.




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