Become a Volunteer

Help make a difference to the lives of children living with cancer

Childhood Cancer Support provides all of its services to families at no cost, from the heart of Childhood Cancer Support’s staff, members, volunteers, community and corporate supporters.

Who are we looking for?

A Childhood Cancer Support volunteer should have a big heart, enjoys working with children and has a passion for helping us to continue to deliver high quality services and support to the families of children impacted by cancer. We are looking for fun, generous, bright and bubbly individuals and corporate groups who are ready to roll up their sleeves, and meet some great people whilst doing so. Volunteering may involve donating your time, professional services or other skills which you feel can help Childhood Cancer Support in any way.

We are always looking for volunteers for a range of different activities, including –

  • Grounds maintenance and gardening
  • Handy persons for home maintenance tasks
  • Housekeeping and inventory control
  • Events such as our annual camp, weekly coffee cake and chat, monthly BBQs, school holiday programs, fundraising and community events
  • Administration/office
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Benefits of volunteering with us:

  • Gain professional and life experience
  • Develop new skills
  • Build lasting relationships
  • Provide direct support to our families and their children
  • Keep up to date with Childhood Cancer Support news by maintaining a presence within the organisation
  • Enjoy some of the great events and fundraisers we hold!

What about workplace volunteering?

Workplace volunteering has many benefits for both employees and employers including increased company pride, improved staff morale and new skill development opportunities. It also gets staff out of the office and looking forward to doing something a bit different! Childhood Cancer Support is looking to grow their volunteer base to fill a number of different roles.

Other benefits of workplace volunteering include:

  • Improved staff motivation and initiative
  • Opportunity for staff to develop leadership and team-working skills
  • Enhanced workplace relationships
  • New skill development
  • Assistance in building positive brand image
  • New business opportunities
  • Positive recognition by customers

Would you like to become a volunteer?

To express interest in or apply for workplace volunteering, please fill out a Volunteer Application Form. If you are interested in setting up a workplace volunteering program in your workplace, please contact info@ccs.org.au.