Interested in volunteering with us, but not sure where to start?
Follow our three step process to start making a difference today
1. Find a role
Use the search box below to find a role you are interested in. To find out more about what’s involved in a role, download the position description.
This will give you an idea if the role requires particular skills or experience and how much time is required. Most volunteer opportunities just require enthusiasm and your time.
Once you’ve found a role, click apply and fill in your details on the application form. We ask for references for most of our roles and some roles require a national criminal check, which we provide at no cost to you.
If we want to take your application further, we’ll give you a call to arrange an interview. It’s a chance for you to find out more about the role and Cancer Council Queensland and for us to get to know you better. Timelines for the recruitment of a new volunteer will vary depending on the position recruited for and the number of applications received. The whole process, from the time a person applies to the time they are appointed to a role, usually takes four to six weeks.
3. Training and support
All volunteers have access to our online training portal and some positions require face to face training, we will make sure you receive the right training for your role. The volunteer team is always available to provide help and support on 1300 851 957 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer Voice our regular newsletter will also keep you up to date and well informed to do your job.
Daffodil Day volunteer
Are you wanting a fun and easy way to support your local community and save lives? Join our incredible yellow team of volunteers this Daffodil Day, August 24! Funds raised at your volunteer shift will help fund vital cancer research that could one day save the life of someone you love!
During your volunteer shift, you’ll be selling fresh daffodils and merchandise and collecting much needed donations while having plenty of fun, supporting your local community and meeting new people. No sales experience is necessary – just your enthusiasm and a willingness to participate.
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