Volunteer News

CCQ on the move in Mackay

The 25th of May saw the Mackay Retail Store opened its doors to the public. The small space was packed full of supporters and Cancer Council Queensland CEO Professor Jeff Dunn AO, made up just one face in the crowd. The special occasion was made more meaningful with the dedication of a room to long-serving volunteer,…

What’s your why?…Caitlin’s Story

Since taking on a project to create a library of stories of Cancer Council Queensland volunteers, Caitlin Archbold has heard the incredible journey of volunteers across the state, giving her some insight into the various aspects of life as a volunteer. Volunteering has allowed her to develop not only her professional skills, but has given Caitlin an opportunity to grow personally.

What’s your why?…John’s Story

An opportunity to give something back to Cancer Council Queensland after he received support and knowledge during his own prostate cancer journey in 2009 was the catalyst for John Cartwright’s volunteering career.
“I pack and dispatch orders for the mail room. It’s something I’ve been doing for 2 years after I put my hand up to volunteer at a prostate cancer support group meeting.”

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Volunteers play a pivotal role in creating a cancer free future.

Know anyone who would make a great volunteer? We are recruiting for a range of volunteer opportunities including: Hospital Based Cancer Connect Lodge Support Retail Relay For Life Cancer Counselling – Admin Please share this with anyone you think might be interested in joining the CCQ family, or if you are interested in taking on another…

You’re Invited to Australia’s Biggest BYO Morning Tea

Volunteers, we’d love to see you this Saturday at New Farm Park for our Brisbane launch of the Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea campaign. The BYO morning tea will be a prelude to our official Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea date, Thursday, May 26 – and we need your help to make it a success! It’ll be a…

Letter to the Editor: National Youth Week

This National Youth Week (April 8-17) Cancer Council Queensland is celebrating the contribution young Queenslanders make to our work in cancer control. The theme for this year, ‘Be the future’, rightfully recognises their initiative and potential. Each year thousands of young Queenslanders get involved in Cancer Council events such as Relay For Life, Daffodil Day…

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