Volunteers are a part of the multi-disciplinary cancer care team and play a vital role in providing high-quality care and support; enhancing the experience of patients, family and friends during their cancer journey.
Due to COVID-19 the volunteer program at BC Cancer Vancouver is currently on hold. Volunteers are welcome to apply however, we are not processing applications at this time.
There are no educational prerequisites but compassionate, empathetic, non-judgmental individuals match our patients’ needs. Applicants must meet the following requirements
- Age 18 years and up
- Available during clinic hours (Monday to Friday, between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm)
- Willing to commit to one 3-4 hour shift a week for a minimum of 6 months
If you are a BC Cancer patient or have supported a loved one through cancer treatment recently, we recommend waiting one year following the end of treatment to submit an application.
All applicants must complete the
, interview and reference checks to be considered. Successful applicants will be invited to and must complete a basic training course and orientation.
For more information about volunteering with BC Cancer – Vancouver, contact Ian Chian, Regional Coordinator, Volunteer Services by email
or call 604-877-6288