Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering at Cancer Council NSW offers the opportunity to build skills and experience, network with other like-minded people, and access a range of benefits and discounts from our partners. Most importantly, we want you to be healthy and happy volunteering with us. 


Cancer Council retail discount

Registered volunteers receive a 15% discount at our eight retail stores throughout NSW, which stock a range of sun smart products and merchandise.


Private health insurance

As a volunteer of Cancer Council NSW, you can enjoy exclusive benefits on your health insurance with our health insurance partners, nib and Medibank. 


If you join or transfer to nib on an eligible cover, you can:

  • Avoid the usual two and six month waiting periods*
  • Receive an 8% discount on the cost of your cover.

To find out more or obtain a health cover quote, visit nib’s corporate health plan today.


If you join or transfer to Medibank on an eligible cover, you can:

  • Avoid the usual 2 and 6-month waiting periods
  • Receive a 6% discount on the cost of your cover ​

To find out more or obtain a health cover quote, visit Medibank’s corporate health plan today.



Yoga and meditation

To help you stay active and emotionally well while volunteering with Cancer Council NSW, you can access yoga and meditation classes at some of our offices.


Employee Assistance Program

EAP is a free and confidential counselling service available for volunteers, as well as immediate family members. It can help when personal, family or work issues are impacting on your health or quality of life.


Reduced rate accommodation with AccorHotels

Take advantage of discounts from 5% to 10% off the best unrestricted rate of the day at over 2,400 AccorHotels hotels worldwide, in more than 90 countries.

To book, visit Accor Hotels and enter Cancer Council NSW’s company ID and access code (provided by your supervisor).



Family attractions

Receive free entry to 11 attractions across Australia, including Sealife Aquarium, Wildlife Zoo, Madame Tussauds Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye and Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures, when using Cancer Council NSW’s corporate Merlin Entertainment Pass.


Learning and Development

Cancer Council NSW is committed to developing our volunteer workforce through our 70:20:10 development philosophy, providing growth and learning opportunities through experiences, through others and through formal courses. Find out more by visiting our Volunteer Learning Hub 


To find out more or access any of these benefits, download the Benefits of volunteering booklet (PDF 284 KB) or get in touch with the Volunteer Unit at or contact your local Cancer Council NSW office.


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