Ways to Volunteer

Participating at our Events

If you would like to be involved in exciting events across the country throughout the year, this is the role for you. You will get to help create awareness and raise funds that go towards prostate cancer research and programs!

Office Support

Office volunteers play a crucial role in our national team in Toronto, and our regional team in Halifax. In this role you will have the opportunity to help us with reception and administrative duties, data entry, customer service (for Rock the Road Raffle), donor relations support, internet research, and preparing for events. If you are computer savvy, good at customer service, a team player, and enjoy office environments, join us!

Become a Volunteer Leader

Volunteer leaders offer specific skills in volunteer engagement, developing programs, leading or assisting in key projects, committee work, event management, advisory roles, and representing Prostate Cancer Canada at community events. Share your professional skills to advance our mission!

Community Representative - PCC Research Panel

 
Prostate Cancer Canada allocates funds raised by Canadians for research that will have the greatest potential to improve prostate cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and support. Join expert researchers and scientists across Canada and lend your voice on behalf of patients, survivors, and prostate cancer caregivers!  Learn about upcoming opportunities here. You can also contact our Manager, Volunteer Engagement, Anne Breakey Hart for more information. She can be reached at anne.breakeyhart@prostatecancer.ca or call 416-441-2131 ext. 229.  

Still Not Sure?

If you are not sure where you want to volunteer, that’s okay! Please contact our Anne Breakey Hart. She can be reached at anne.breakeyhart@prostatecancer.ca or call 416-441-2131 ext.229. She would be happy to answer your questions in regards to volunteering at Prostate Cancer Canada and finding the perfect role for you.

Apply now and make a real difference for Canadian men diagnosed with prostate cancer!
 

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Honouring dad this Father’s Day the Canadian way: In plaid

TORONTO, ON – (May 8, 2018) – Plaid replaces business-casual on Friday, June 15 as hundreds of thousands of Canadians don the iconic Canadian attire all to honour dad and end prostate cancer.
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The Finger – A tried and true method to save lives

TORONTO, CANADA (May 8, 2018) – Every day, more and more methods to detect prostate cancer are being explored, but the tried and true methods of a digital rectal examination (DRE) – where a healthcare professional inserts a gloved finger into the rectum to check for abnormalities, paired with a blood test known as the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test – which you can get through your family doctor, are still the long-standing proven ways to save a life.
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Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity

Toronto (April 19, 2018) – Findings from Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) researchers and their collaborators, published today in Cell, show that the aggressiveness of an individual prostate cancer can be accurately assessed by looking at how that tumour has evolved.
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