• Make lifelong friends

    whilst helping others in your community.

    Can Assist Dubbo
  • Become a

    Can Assist member

    Can Assist Gunnedah
  • Volunteer

    at your local Can Assist branch

    Guyra Can Assist
  • Volunteer

    at your local Can Assist branch

    Can Assist fundraise

Membership and Volunteering

Join the largest cancer support network in country NSW.

Whatever your skill, your involvement will make a real contribution to the vital work of Can Assist. Being involved as little or as much as you like, our volunteers are fundamental to the growth and sustainability of Can Assist, where branches are 100% operated by local member volunteers. Helping others gives people a lot of satisfaction and brings communities together.

We welcome all our volunteers to think about joining us as a financial member. It’s a small registration fee that allows you voting rights and membership benefits.

Our members are the core of Can Assist.

“Some of my closest friends have come from my involvement with Can Assist. We are there for our recipients and for each other.” Robyn, Treasurer of Tamworth

Membership rights and benefits:

  • vote in branch and annual Board elections
  • nominate and be appointed to represent the organisation at various venues
  • nominate and be appointed for official roles in the organisation at branch or Board level
  • be nominated for Honorary Life Membership
  • access training and support services to fulfill the role of member
  • be provided with an identification badge
  • have access to information and written material, including Branching Out, Annual Report
  • be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses while fulfilling their role as a member, (subject to approval by the branch)

You can register online (coming soon) to become a member by clicking through below, alternatively you can complete a PDF form and email it to your local branch.

Apply below to


This is not a membership form but just to be a volunteer. If you want to be a member click here:

To complete online, fill in the form below and hit the ‘Submit’ button. Alternatively you can complete this PDF form and email it to your local branch. We will then get in touch with you.

Volunteers make a difference. Can Assist is made up of a vibrant fabric of branches which rely heavily on volunteers to raise funds to support people affected by cancer in their local community. Your assistance as a volunteer with a branch is greatly valued by Can Assist.

View Branch Map. If you're not sure of your branch, please send to Sydney (Head Office) and we will forward it to the correct branch.
(eg accountant, health care professional)

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