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Organisation : Rise Above - Capital Region Cancer Relief

Location : ACT Regional

Time required : Minimum of 3 events every 12 months with a minimum of 4 hours each event. Minimum of 1 meeting every 3 months with a minimum of half an hour each meeting.

Duration of project : 12 months

Sector : Community Support Services, Health – General

Posted on : 29 May, 2019

About the role

Would you like to be a part of a diverse team with the aspiration to support cancer patients in the ACT, Queanbeyan and surrounding area?


The Position

Our members are a vital part of the running of the organisation. They provide assistance at the fundraising events, attend monthly meetings and vote on important decisions.

As a member you will be required to:

  • Attend monthly members meetings which are held of the fourth Tuesday of every month.
  • Take part in important decision making to further the charity.
  • Attend the Annual General Meeting held in November
  • Attend Fundraising events as a volunteer
  • Represent Rise Above at events
  • And attend the Rise Above Cancer Convoy

A member’s goals are to raise awareness of Rise Above in the community, raise funds for Rise Above patients and further the charity as a whole.


About Rise Above – Capital Region Cancer Relief

Rise Above is an independent, not for profit charity, which has been supporting patients and families in the ACT, Queanbeyan and surrounding area for over 33 years.


Our Mission

Rise Above’s mission is to support our patients and their families to cope with the impact of cancer on their lives by providing financial and in-kind assistance, which supports them to maintain independence, build resilience, maintain family cohesion and strengthen social networks. 


Our Values

Support – We are driven by the desire to support put patients and their families to cope with the impact of cancer on their lives.

Service – We are passionate, dedicated, caring people who are here to serve our community.

Teamwork – We work together as a team to achieve our goal and have fun.

Respect – We are welcoming to all who share our values, we embrace diversity and show respect to all people.

Quality – We provided services and perform our work to the highest quality we can.

Integrity – We act with integrity, being open, honest and ethical in everything we do.

Accountable – We are accountable and transparent for our results and resources, to our members, as well as the communities and governments that support us.


If this sounds like a team you would like to be apart of please contact Genevieve at 

About the organisation

Organisation name : Rise Above - Capital Region Cancer Relief
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Member via Pro Bono Australia.


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