Volunteering is good for the soul Debbie first volunteered with Cancer Council Queensland when a nurse she was working with took part in a fundraiser and needed assistance. The mission of Cancer Council Queensland resonated with Debbie and she saw the only way to achieve the goal of a cancer free future is through volunteers…
Last weekend we launched our new Relay To Rio campaign in a bid to get more Queenslanders involved in our iconic community event. Relay To Rio aims to generate awareness of Relay For Life and promote Cancer Council Queensland in cities and towns across the state. Specifically, the campaign’s goal is to get Relayers active…
As a Cancer Connect volunteer, Jenny is matched with another cancer patient who is going through an experience with a similar cancer or treatment. The pair talk about fears and overcoming problems, and Jenny shares her cancer story hoping to create hope in others by saying “I’ve survived.”
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…
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