FAQs

I am very busy.  How much time do I have to agree to?
We offer a lot of flexibility based on how much time you have and how long you want to be involved as a volunteer.

Do I need to have previous experience as a volunteer?
Several of our volunteer roles require specific skills.  Other roles require little experience. Please contact  anne.breakeyhart@prostatecancer.ca or at 416-441-2131 ext. 229.

Can I volunteer if I am under the age of 18?
Yes you can. We welcome volunteers who are 14 years of age or older. We do require parental or guardian consent for your participation. And if you are under the age of 14 a parent or guardian must accompany you to any event.

Can I volunteer with my friends and family?
We encourage you to volunteers with friends or family especially at events. We will try our best to accommodate your request depending on the volunteer role you choose.

Can I earn community service hours required by my school and, or encouraged by my employer?
Absolutely!  Please let us know in advance.

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