People from all walks of life choose to volunteer with Cancer Council ACT. Students and young people volunteer to gain valuable work experience and skills, other people choose to volunteer because they want to use their developed skills and experience for the common good. People volunteer to give back to the community, to meet and engage with new networks or because they want to to something to combat cancer. There are many reasons and motivations behind why people volunteer their valuable time to support Cancer Council ACT.

Read more below about volunteering below or complete and submit an Expression of Interest Form now, and Cancer Council will be in touch with you.

Relay For Life 


We are always looking for the right people to join the Relay For Life organising committee. It is a perfect opportunity for you to engage your local community and use your natural talents and skills in a way that makes a real difference – by uniting the Canberra community in the fight to beat cancer.


We rely on our wonderful volunteers to support the delivery of our Relay For Life events each year. Please get in touch if you would like to help out at Relay.

If you are interested in getting involved with Relay For Life in any capacity please complete an Expression of Interest Form.

Daffodil Day

The Daffodil Day Appeal runs throughout August each year. Volunteers help run our Daffodil Day stands, selling daffodils & merchandise and accepting donations in shifts across various sites in the ACT.

To register your interest in volunteering for Daffodil Day please complete an Expression of Interest Form.

Why we volunteer for Daffodil Day - Emma and Katina


Office & Other Support Roles

Do you have special skills or experience that may assist and support Cancer Council ACT with the work we do to reduce the impact and burden of cancer in the ACT and surrounding community? For example:

  • Database entry
  • CRM support 
  • Social media and communications
  • Google Analytics support
  • Fundraising experience
  • Volunteer management
  • Public health & advocacy
  • IT and website development (Silverstripe CMS)
  • Grant and funding application writing
  • Hair (wig) support
  • General office support

If you want to support a great local charity organisation by sharing your skills and experience then we want to receive your Expression Of Interest.

Not Sure?

If you are not sure on your availability or capacity we can add you to our database and you will be contacted by Cancer Council ACT when opportunities arise. Simply complete our online Cancer Council ACT Volunteer Expression Of Interest Form.