Everyday 60 New Zealanders will hear the words “You have cancer”. The Cancer Society understands how a cancer diagnosis can affect every aspect of someone’s life and how it can also affect their family/whanau, friends and others around them.
Their commitment is to help people get through. Help us make a difference in your community. Throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand, over 3500 Cancer Society volunteers are actively involved in providing information and support to people affected by cancer.
Caring and supportive volunteers are needed to:
Your local supportive care and volunteering staff will support you in your role. These roles assist the running of the Cancer Society, enabling it to effectively and efficiently fulfill its mission.
Volunteers will gain:
Ideal volunteers will have:
All volunteers will be interviewed and required to undergo police vetting. Referees are required (prior employer or past volunteer coordinator).
The typical expectation is 1 - 2 hours per week or fortnight. The can fluctuate and is dependent on the needs identified within the community and those of the Cancer Society.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.
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