Take a trip back in time to see what volunteers were reading about in the early days of Volunteer Voice!
Communications intern, Caitlin Archbold, goes behind the scenes at the launch of Brisbane’s new centre of excellence to improve melanoma detection.
Volunteers were in the spotlight as Cancer Council Queensland’s Beaudesert branch recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Over 160 volunteers, staff, and community members came together to recognise the achievements of the branch in a night full of music, fine food and fun. Since being formed by a group of volunteers in 1991, the Beaudesert branch…
Celebrate National Volunteer Week 9 – 15 May. Share why you volunteer with Cancer Council Queensland #ccqwhatsyourwhy
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.
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.”
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…
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…
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…
With youthful enthusiasm, 24-year-old Stephanie Kay throws herself into all opportunities to volunteer for the Cancer Council Queensland. Having fought-off the bowel cancer she was diagnosed with at 21, Steph’s eyes are on a cancer-free future.
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