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Answer the call to make an impact in the fight against cancer and sign up to volunteer! We could not reach our goals and fund our mission without the tireless efforts put in by our volunteers. As a volunteer, you are truly making a difference!

Please read the tabs below for information on the various ways you can volunteer in support of the CU Cancer Center.  Have an interest or expertise that you don’t see? Let us know what YOU like to do! Volunteering with the CU Cancer Center is a great way to learn more about non-profits while helping a great cause! Volunteers must provide contact information and references. Our regular office hours are 9:00AM – 5:00PM, but in some cases, work could be done at home or via email.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Jen Garner: (303) 724-7822 or email



Event Committees: Each of our signature events is planned by a volunteer committee. Volunteer to be a committee member!

Day-of Event Volunteers: Our signature events come together thanks to dedicated volunteers who help us set up, execute and tear down the events. Join us the day of for all the excitement!

Volunteer-Driven Event: Gather the support of your network of friends, family and co-workers and plan your own event. Click here to learn more!

Fundraising & Outreach

House Parties: Hold an awareness and/or fundraising event for the University of Colorado Cancer Center, inviting your network of friends, family and co-workers to learn more about cancer research and treatment at Colorado’s leading cancer institution.

Join our Speaker’s Bureau: Get trained to speak on behalf our our fundraising efforts for the Cancer Center and represent us at various community events.

General Office Help: Assist with mailings, filing, copying/collating of materials, etc.

Share Your Story!

Have a story of how cancer has impacted your life? Share it with us and we may use it as a Colorado Cancer Blogs post or a story in an e-newsletter. We may also ask you to be featured in a mailing campaign, if you are interested.

Be an Advocate for the University of Colorado Cancer Center on social media and through word of mouth. Need guidance on what to say? Contact us for help or follow us on Facebook and Twitter – sharing/re-tweeting is always appreciated!


If you are interested in healthcare setting volunteering, please connect with our partners at University of Colorado Hospital.  They coordinate these efforts for the clinical side of the CU Cancer Center.