Daffodil Days- Day Sales Volunteer

The daffodil is a symbol of hope in the fight against cancer. It represents the courage of cancer patients, the compassion of volunteers and the commitment of researchers dedicated to conquering the disease.

Every year since 1957, the Canadian Cancer Society sells Daffodils in April, to help fund cancer research and provide important information and support services for people in our community living with cancer.

The Daffodil Days- Day Sales Volunteer will:


Sell daffodils to the general public at various locations in the community during Daffodil Days from Thursday, March 25 to Sunday, March 28, 2010.

Time Commitment: Minimum of 3 hours March 25-28, 2010 * Volunteers can determine how many shifts they sign up for. This is a great opportunity for high school students to earn community service hours.*


-Sell fresh daffodils at a designated location with other volunteers

-Become familiar with the Society’s mission and programs information

– Return unsold product and money to the Daffodil site coordinator

-Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures and standards

Requirements and Qualifications:

-Willingness to speak with various people

-Ability to make change for daffodil purchases

-Volunteers must provide their own transportation to and from their designated venue

You are:

-Friendly and outgoing Reliable

-Able to work independently -Energetic and enthusiastic

-Excited about raising funds for the cause

-Cooperative with other volunteers and staff


– Increase your visibility in the community

– Expand your social and professional network

– An opportunity to participate in a campaign that represents a great source of funding for the Society in Ontario

-A great opportunity for students, families and groups to participate in a fundraising activity together (note: if you have a large group looking to participate, we can designate a specific location to your group)-

Orientation, training and staff support provided

For more information on this opportunity, please contact:

Lisa Moffatt Fundraising Coordinator Canadian Cancer Society

E-mail: lmoffatt@ontario.cancer.ca

Telephone: (905) 845-5231 ext. 3164


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