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Volunteer spotlight: Penkeng Yang

Volunteer spotlight: Penkeng Yang

Volunteer role: Events Administration and Tele-support What’s your background? Senior at home university in Minnesota, USA studying Marketing. I come from a family of eight, and I’m a first-generation college student. This is my first time outside of the country, and …

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Volunteer spotlight: Diana Vitale

Volunteer spotlight: Diana Vitale

Volunteer role: Events Administration and Tele-Support What’s your background? I am a university student studying pathology and finance. I started off volunteering at Cancer Council NSW at the beginning of the year in the Parramatta office and have since moved to …

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Supporting Pink Ribbon and Girls’ Night In

Supporting Pink Ribbon and Girls’ Night In

The Metro Sydney team is busy supporting our VIP hosts with their upcoming Pink Ribbon and Girls’ Night In Events throughout October. One of the services we offer is our Community Ambassador program, which is made up of trained Cancer …

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Recognition for Southern region volunteer Di Skelton

Recognition for Southern region volunteer Di Skelton

On 23 August, Di Skelton, Eurobodalla Transport to Treatment Coordinator and Grant Plecas, Southern Community Lead attended the NSW Centre for Volunteering awards ceremony in Queanbeyan. Di was nominated for her commitment and passion for supporting those in need in her …

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Daffodil Day success in Northern NSW

Daffodil Day success in Northern NSW

Daffodil Day 2018 was another hugely successful event for the Northern region.  We’d like to thank our dedicated team leaders and volunteers from Tweed to Gloucester, Coffs to Moree and everywhere in between and beyond. The event this year had a …

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Western welcomes Brendon to the team

Western welcomes Brendon to the team

Welcome to Brendon Argyle, who has joined our Western team in the Orange as Community Relations Coordinator, filling in for a maternity leave cover. Brendon joins us with a strong fundraising background working primarily across relationship engagement and maintenance. His previous experience …

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New Volunteers headed towards Border Support Roles

New Volunteers headed towards Border Support Roles

Albury’s Cancer Council Information Service and Transport to Treatment services are soon to welcome some great new volunteers. Volunteers for support services were trained in August following the new Practical Support Volunteer Training Modules, with the day running smoothly and …

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