Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteer with West Coast Kids Cancer Foundation

Our volunteers are the backbone of everything we do. They make it possible for WCK to deliver our mission of timely, practical support to families navigating childhood cancer and blood disorders across the province.

Whether it’s packing food boxes, hanging out with kids, or helping us grow our organization – every minute of volunteering with WCK helps a family feel supported and cared for. Check out some of the roles below to learn more about what we're looking for and our application process.

We intake new volunteers into any open roles once a month to ensure we are intentional with your time. Our volunteers bring an array of skills and volunteering with us looks different for each person.

 

Most of our roles require volunteers to be 19+ and be available during business hours. However, we are always looking for people who want to share their skills with WCK and welcome the opportunity to chat with you. Please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator if you would like more information before submitting an application. Below are some examples of volunteer roles at WCK. Scroll further down to look for roles that are currently open. 

 

Examples of roles include:

Volunteers are important in supporting our food programs so families can be nourished at the hospital and all across the province.

Open opportunities

  • Smoothie Sundays Hospital Volunteer
  • City Camp Youth Volunteer
  • City Camp 19+ Volunteer
  • City Camp Food Volunteer 

"When I retired, it seemed to me that WCK was the way to go with the potential to do so much good. That’s why I volunteer. It's such a fun community to be part of, and to know that this could make families' lives a little easier means a lot."

"I just started my last year of high school, and even though it can be stressful I’m glad I can volunteer with the kids and have fun. My go to tip for volunteers is everyone is there to have a good time, so don’t be shy to get engaged with the kids and have fun."

This has been such a learning curve for me in a very good way. I’ve learned how well I can do with others. I now know myself more and have learned many things that will surely help in the future. And I have made friends throughout. It’s been amazing so far, and I know there will be more wonderful moments to come.

"Enormous joy comes from being part of a dedicated group working to support kids and their families navigating childhood cancer and blood disorders. Connections abound in every direction! As we all work together to "let kids be kids," a strange and wonderful thing happens: the kids help us to be kids as well!"

Ready to volunteer?

If you have volunteered with us before, please email volunteer[at]wckfoundation.ca.  If you have never volunteered with us before, please submit an application using the button below! 

Jill Leddy

Hey! I'm Jill.

Ready to be part of the WCK community or take on a new opportunity with us? Reach out to Volunteer Coordinator Jill Leddy at volunteer[at]wckfoundation.ca.

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