Canadian Cancer Society / Société canadienne du cancer


CIBC Run for the Cure Committee/Comité du Course à la vie

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Daffodil Month Volunteer Opportunities/Mois du bénévolat de la jonquille

BC - Vancouver - Daffodil Ball

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver


Are you a task-oriented person with excellent customer service skills that thrives while working with an amazing team? Volunteer at the 27th annual Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Ball and help ensure that this incredible fundraising event is a glowing success!


Funds raised through the Daffodil Ball help the Canadian Cancer Society fund life-saving research, lead prevention initiatives and deliver caring, compassionate support and information to people affected by cancer. Last year the Daffodil Ball raised nearly $1.1 million in support of young adults with cancer.

Many volunteer positions are available at various times throughout the day and night.

The Daffodil Ball Event Day Volunteer responsibilities encompass a wide variety of activities and could include any of the following:

  • Décor Setup, which may include such tasks as attaching chair covers to chairs, placing and/or rearranging table decoration.
  • Hosting duties, which may include registration, distributing event collateral and confirming volunteer’s shift and shift details or hosting a VIP table and acting as the concierge for the table’s guests.
  • Registration duties, which many include registering, guiding and liaising with volunteers and guests and maintaining accurate attendance lists.
  • Greeting and seating duties, which may include welcoming and guiding guests to resources, facilities and their tables.
  • Live Auction and Gifts of Hope duties, such as spotting bidders in the audience and bringing them to the MC’s attention or accurately recording and confirming bidder information.
  • Ticket Selling duties, which may include selling raffle tickets using approved methods and technologies in a designated area and accurately recording required information from ticket purchasers.

Roles will be assigned following volunteer signup.


  • Opportunity to make a positive impact in the community
  • Be a part of a team and learn new skills in a sophisticated, yet fast-paced environment
  • Play a critical part in the accomplishments of the 2023 Daffodil Ball



  • Daffodil Ball Volunteer Orientation prior to event day for some positions and on event day for everyone
  • Support from Volunteer Engagement Lead where needed



  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills with team
  • Organized and proactive mindset
  • Warm, friendly and professional demeanor


Minimum 5.5 hour shift on the day of the event  


All black, dress pants or skirt and matching black top




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Mission, Advocacy & Support Programs

Occasions de bénévolat au QUÉBEC


Nom de l'événement Lieu de l'événement
1.Relais pour le vie Coeur des Cantons Sherbrooke
2.Course à la vie CIBC Sherbrooke Sherbrooke


Nom de l'événement Lieu de l'événement
1.Relais pour le vie Grand Joliette Joliette
2.Relais pour le vie Terrebonne-Mascouche Terrebonne


Nom de l'événement Lieu de l'événement
1.Relais pour le vie MRC des Sommets Sainte-Adèle
2.Relais pour le vie MRC Rivière-du-Nord Saint-Jérôme
3.Relais pour le vie MRC Deux-Montagnes Deux Montagnes


Nom de l'événement Lieu de l'événement
1.Relais pour le vie Shawinigan Shawinigan


Nom de l'événement Lieu de l'événement
1.Relais pour le vie Acton Vale Acton Vale
2.Relais pour le vie Beauharnois Beauharnois
3.Relais pour le vie Boucherville Boucherville
4.Relais pour le vie Chambly Chambly
5.Relais pour le vie Longueuil Longueuil
6.Relais pour le vie Saint-Hyacinthe Saint-Hyacinthe
7.Relais pour le vie Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
8.Relais pour le vie Vaudreuil-Soulanges Vaudreuil
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Relay For Life/Relais pour la vie

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Wheels of Hope Volunteer Driver

Wheels of Hope Volunteer Driver

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society's Wheel of Hope Program. If you do not see your city listed but are still interested in volunteering for this program, please scroll up to the top and click on Wheels of Hope General Interest posting! This will add you to the list of interested volunteers who would like to volunteer for the program. We will reach out to if/when we recruiting in your area. 

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