National Volunteer Week (10 - 16 May) provides a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate the contribution volunteers make to Cancer Council Victoria.
Thousands of volunteers help Cancer Council Victoria every year. From fundraising to clinical advice and administration, volunteers form a formidable army of helpers. Some notable figures from 2009 include:
Professor David Hill AO, Director, Cancer Council Victoria, said that volunteers were an integral part of the organisation.
"We rely on volunteers for a countless number of large and small tasks. They provide us with the assistance we need to continue our work in cancer support, prevention and research," Professor Hill said.
"This week, National Volunteer Week, I wish to say a very large ‘Thank You' to all those who help us to ease the burden of cancer on the Victorian community. Their ongoing support is greatly appreciated."
National Volunteer Week is an initiative of Volunteering Australia.