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Our volunteers play an important part in our organisation. By volunteering with Cancer Council Tasmania (CCT) you will be helping fellow Tasmanian’s impacted by cancer. We have a variety of roles available to suit your experience, skills, interests and your availability.



"It’s been a long road"

For anyone on the North West coast who has used our transport2treatment service, the name Trevor Snooks may ring a bell.

Trevor has been behind the wheel as a volunteer driver for 15 years and has transported hundreds of people to their cancer medical appointments over that time.

I had my own journey with cancer and I had just retired from work. At that particular stage the Cancer Council were considering starting the tranport2treament service up. So I said to my wife this could be enough to keep me going whilst I’m retired."

Trevor Snooks
Cancer Council Tasmania Volunteer

Trevor was recently awarded Honorary Life Membership to Cancer Council Tasmania in recognition of his incredible commitment to the organisation and 15 years of volunteer driving. The event, held at the South Burnie Football Club, was attended by dozens of friends, volunteers and Cancer Council Tasmania staff to honour the occasion. Trevor highly recommends volunteering for transport2treatment as it is “a fantastic service and immensely rewarding.”

For anyone interested in becoming a transport2treatment volunteer driver, please contact Cancer Council Tasmania on 1300 65 65 85.



Volunteering

Cancer Support Centre Volunteers - Launceston

Cancer Council Tasmania (CCT) has several positions available for those wishing to assist in supporting and providing information to anyone affected by cancer. These roles provide a welcoming presence to all visitors to the Launceston Support Centre and to assist Support Staff in the provision of services.

Our Support Centre volunteers are generally the first point of contact in CCT's Support Centre when members of the public are seeking Support Services either face-to-face or via telephone.

Our volunteers also assist members of the public in accessing information and resource publications in the Centre, including providing on-loan library materials and maintaining the resource and information stocks in the Centre.

These roles also assist with keeping the Centre neat and tidy at all times, and help create an atmosphere this is conducive to the provision of effective support to people with needs around cancer.

Half day/Full day, or casual as needed.

Please contact Megan Blake - mblakeuren@cancertas.org.au or 03 6779 1100

Walking Support Group Volunteer - Hobart

CCT has a volunteer opening within it's Hobart Walking Support Group. This group provides gentle exercise and social support to it's members affected by cancer.

This role is a welcoming presence for new members and facilitates the walks along with other team leaders in and around the Hobart area.

If you love walking, meeting new people and be able to provide sensitive social support one half day a month, then we'd love to hear from you.

Please contact Juliana Bartulin - jbartulin@cancertas.org.au or 03 6169 1900.

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