Volunteering your time today can make a difference for the kids of tomorrow.

As a small organisation, volunteers are vital to our success. Without volunteers, much of the work we do would not be possible. Volunteering is a rewarding and effective way to become more involved at a grass roots level of the organisation. You will also meet new people, create new friendships, learn new skills or share your existing skills.

 
Current Volunteering Opportunities

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Office support

Our HQ is based in Rosebery, NSW. Support the team with your general office admin skills.

Bear Packing

Bear packing

This job takes place 9:30am - 11am every Tuesday and Thursday in our Rosebery offices.

 

Event Support

Event support

Help us set up stalls, sell merchandise, and escort our mascot Oscar at events nationwide.

 

 

Corporate Volunteering

Bus drivers

If you carry the relevant license in your state, you could drive our big yellow bus to events.

Community

Community

Raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research in your local community.

 

Internship

Internships

Strengthen your CV while studying by helping us in the area you want to start your career.

Expressions of interest

If you’d like to help kids with cancer by lending us a hand, please complete the form below.

Volunteering areas of interest:






Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find out more information or register my interest?
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For more information on any of our volunteering opportunities, please contact us on 1800 651 158 or via email – info@tkcp.org.au
I want to help children in hospital, is this available?
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No, The Kids' Cancer Project do not work directly with children. Our organisation raises money to fund childhood cancer research and our expertise lie in fundraising etc. We are unable to offer volunteering in hospitals as this is closely managed by each hospital itself.
Are there any age restrictions?
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Yes, to volunteer with The Kids' Cancer Project you must be 16 years or older. If under 16, you must be accompanied and supervised by another volunteering adult (18yrs or over) to participate.
Is volunteering equal opportunity?
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Yes. The Kids' Cancer Project promotes equal opportunities.
Is there a fitness level required?
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No, no minimum fitness level is required but there is some lifting involved for some roles, e.g. bear packing where the maximum weight of boxes to be moved within the office is 7kg; aids provided to help.
What is the time commitment?
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For all roles, we encrouage volunteers to work with us ongoing. For bear packing and administration activities within The Kids' Cancer Project office, we require a minimum commitment of one day per week for three months. This is to reduce time spent on advertising and training.
Does it cost money to volunteer?
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No, there is no charge for volunteering, but you may incur minimal travel costs to get to event destinations as The Kids' Cancer Project is unable to provide reimbursement for travel costs.
Are there short-term opportunities?
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Yes. We have numerous campaigns such as childhood cancer awareness month in September that requires Volunteers for as little as a couple of hours. Please let me know your availability in the ‘tell me a little more about yourself’ field in the REGISTER YOUR INTEREST form.
Is training provided?
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Yes. Training is provided for all roles and our friendly staff are here to answer any questions you may have.
Can I volunteer and have a full time job?
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Yes. We have events etc. that are run outside of normal working hours that you can volunteer at. We will try our best to accommodate your availability.
I live in a regional area, what can I do?
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The biggest issue with childhood cancer is people’s awareness of it. You can help by becoming an advocate for childhood cancer. This involves things like contacting schools and businesses in your local area and asking them to get involved in campaigns like Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September each year. Our team can guide you through what to do and what you need to know.
Are there corporate volunteering opportunities?
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Yes. Please visit our corporate volunteer page or contact our partnerships team via email corporate@tkcp.org.au or call 1800 651 158.

The Kids' Cancer Project is an ACNC Registered Charity 
ABN 13 061 138 181 | CFN 10581