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    Every day people from all walks of life donate their time, knowledge and energy to help Cancer Council SA support people affected by cancer.  People like you make our vital work possible: it is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

    Cancer Council SA is always looking for people with various backgrounds, talents and skills. We take care to ensure your placement is of real benefit to the community and satisfying for you. 
    Throughout the year we offer a range of short and long-term roles, projects and activities that can match your skills, interests and availability.  As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to:

    • make a difference
    • share skills and experience
    • learn new skills
    • teach others
    • gain valuable work experience
    • meet people and make new friends
    • increase your confidence and self esteem.

    Our current opportunities are listed below.

    • Cancer Council Ambassador

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      Every day, 26 South Australians are diagnosed with cancer.

      Every day, each of us can do something to contribute to a world without cancer.

      With the help of volunteers and Ambassadors, we will deliver a cancer free future. You can help too by becoming a Cancer Council SA Ambassador.

      Cancer Council SA Ambassadors are regular South Australians from all walks of life who want to make a difference in their community. Ambassadors partner with Cancer Council SA, taking action to defeat cancer in their homes, workplaces, schools, universities, sporting clubs—in fact, everywhere.

      “Having lost my dear mother last year after a terrible 13 month battle, I’ve seen how cancer can shake people to their core. I want to let my personal experience make a positive difference to other people’s lives and not waste the opportunity I’ve been given” —Kylie, 27 of Nailsworth.

      What do Ambassadors do?

      Cancer Council SA Ambassadors take action on cancer prevention, cancer support and fundraising activities, including:

      • representing Cancer Council SA at community events
      • acting for Cancer Council SA in local communities and workplaces
      • communicating cancer prevention messages
      • generating awareness of Cancer Council SA's support services within in the local community
      • leading volunteer teams and projects
      • promoting and championing fundraising events

      “Every opportunity has enabled me to offer support, education and understanding to cancer patients and families. Every time I attend an activity, I am rewarded with thanks, hugs, warmth and congratulations for sharing my story. Sharing my story can be difficult, however it also helps me to realise why I fought cancer, how lucky I am, and how amazing life really is.“  Kath, 54 of Summertown.

      For more information, contact Annette James on (08) 8291 4260 or apply online here.

      Contact Information
      Annette James on (08) 8291 4260


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  • Aboriginal Quitline

    Aboriginal Quitline

    The Aboriginal Quitline Team are available to help you give up the smokes for good. Yarn with an Aboriginal Quitline Counsellor today on 13 78 48. Call us to get in touch, or we can call you.

  • Cut Your Risk

    Cut Your Risk

    June is Bowel Cancer Month, a great time to make simple lifestyle changes that can help you reduce your bowel cancer risk and improve your general health and wellbeing.

  • Do you have a cancer question?

    Do you have a cancer question?

    Cancer causes questions. Call us for the answers.

  • Fundraising Events

    Fundraising Events

    We have a wide range of exciting events that give you the opportunity to support our vision of a cancer free future in a fun, easy yet symbolic way.

  • Support 13 11 20

    Support 13 11 20

    Hear from Sam about how 13 11 20 has supported her and her two young boys through a terminal cancer diagnosis.

  • Volunteer with us!

    Volunteer with us!

    Register today to help us support people affected by cancer. Together, we’re making the difference.