Volunteering

The volunteering organised by the Cancer Society of Finland provide support and activities for anyone affected by cancer or anyone wishing to help people with cancer. Support person activities are the central focus of the Cancer Society’s volunteering. We also offer many other ways to volunteer.

The Cancer Society of Finland has 12 regional cancer societies and six national patient organisations. The member organisations are responsible for organizing volunteer work.

The CSF has over 120 000 individual members and it needs more. Get involved in supporting the CSF:

Become a member (in Finnish)

You can also support the CSF by making a donation to the Cancer Foundation:

Make a donation (in Finnish)

Volunteering in the Cancer Society of Finland

The more volunteers the Cancer Society of Finland has, the better it is able to help people with cancer and their loved ones. If you would like to help, come along and volunteer with us.

We offer our Cancer Society volunteers meaningful activities and ways to support people with cancer and their loved ones. Volunteers provide support and assistance to people in difficult life situations. The Cancer Society’s aim is that people with cancer have a good life despite cancer.

Our volunteers carry out a wide variety of tasks. Support person activities are the central focus of the Cancer Society’s volunteer activities. The Cancer Society also offers many other sorts of volunteer roles in various parts of Finland. Volunteers can for instance serve as:

Choose your own way to help, and sign up!

The Cancer Society is committed to supporting volunteers, among other things, by

  • giving training and communication, thereby providing adequate preparedness to perform the tasks
  • offering support for carrying out and developing the tasks
  • treating volunteers with respect, equality and confidentiality
  • selecting the right people for the right tasks

Volunteer´s path

Come along and volunteer with us!

The Cancer Society of Finland consists of 18 regional cancer societies and national patient organisations, which coordinate the local-level volunteering of the Cancer Society. All of the member associations carry out peer support volunteer activities. In addition, many member associations offer many other interesting opportunities for volunteering. These possibilities vary regionally ead more about the activities of our member associations linkki.

Register to join us and let us know what sorts of tasks interest you. We’ll forward your information to the member association of the Cancer Society of Finland in your region, or to a national patient organisation. Then you can together consider what kind of volunteering interests you and what sorts of volunteering opportunities there are in your region.

Interested? Sign up to volunteer with the Cancer Society of Finland!