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Volunteer

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in joining our volunteer team at BC Cancer – Victoria.
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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.

Whether you have been affected by cancer, have a healthcare career goal or just want to be involved in your community, we welcome your application. Volunteer opportunities are available Monday to Friday, 7:00 am and 4:30 pm. Please note, we do not offer volunteer opportunities on weekends or evenings. To learn more about volunteering at BC Cancer – Victoria, watch this video.

Requirements

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, 7:00 am and 4:30 pm)
  • Willing to commit to one 3-4 hour shift a week for a minimum of 6 months
All applicants must complete the application, interview and reference checks to be considered. Successful applicants will be invited to and must complete a basic training course and orientation.

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.

Learn more

For more information about volunteering with BC Cancer – Victoria, contact Volunteer Services at 250-519-5500 ext. 693747 or viccvolunteers@bccancer.bc.ca.


Volunteer positions
Click the links below for more information on volunteer positions at BC Cancer – Victoria.


Hospitality / Comfort Cart

Greet and assist new and current patients with navigating the building, provide general information as required, assist patients, families and staff by offering conversational support to patients, showing patients what is available in the waiting area, tidying up the waiting area when required and other duties as requested by staff. Click here to apply online.


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