Volunteering is essential to the work that we do at The Dorset Cancer Care Foundation, and we would not be able to do what we do without it. We are extremely grateful to anyone who donates their time to us. Whether it’s minutes or months, hours or days, the time you give really does make a difference.
As a Dorset Cancer Care Foundation volunteer, you will:
- Make a meaningful difference to Dorset residents experiencing cancer
- Build on existing and learn new skills
- Receive our Induction pack, providing background on the DCCF
- Connect with like-minded volunteers and become part of the DCCF team
- Have a fantastic experience whilst doing so
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
We strive to develop a diverse and inclusive volunteering culture that empowers and enables all individuals to be their best when giving their time, energy, and experience.
“I first helped to raise money for DCCF when I was in seven. My friends and I at Talbot Heath School held a cake sale and donated all the money raised to the charity. In my school holidays I started volunteering at events such as helping with the raffle at a Black Tie event. I love to help DCCF. The people are lovely and it’s good to know we are helping local families. I am very proud to be a Young Ambassador for the charity and would encourage anyone of any age to volunteer for DCCF too. It’s amazing.”- Mya Granville, age 13, DCCF Young Ambassador.
“I love being part of the DCCF because you can really see the difference it is making to those in need in Dorset. The highlight for me is hearing the stories of all the people the charity helps. I would urge anyone to get involved in any way they can – big or small. The more of us there are, the more people we can help!”- Sam Bumford, DCCF Ambassador.
“I feel part of a very special team all striving to the same end - helping those who need financial assistance due to cancer. My father sadly succumbed to cancer at a young age, and I have several friends that have been affected by it too. Sadly, cancer is something that affects most of us these days. But through the DCCF we do make a difference to peoples’ lives.”- Clare James, DCCF Ambassador.
“It is so lovely to be involved in something so worthwhile. I know how much the help from the DCCF gave me back a very important part of my life. Being part of a ‘team’ again too is confidence building and well, just nice! I missed that a lot after ending work and being deaf, life was getting very isolating.”- Jackie Ingram, DCCF Awardee and Volunteer.
How to Volunteer
Are you interested in volunteering for the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation? We have a range of volunteer opportunities from events to promotion, fundraising to outreach and cake baking to online selling. If you have the time to give, we can find a role that will suit you!