Why work for us?

Cancer Council NSW believes that we can and will beat cancer. It is the only organisation that works across every area of every cancer: research, prevention, support and advocacy. Cancer Council NSW is an independent charity and 96% community funded.

Our unique combination of local program delivery, community engagement and national influence enables everyone who cares about beating cancer make the biggest possible difference. Why work for us? We have a great culture with supportive people, and we are working together towards something that is making a difference!

Learn more about what a career at Cancer Council NSW can offer….

Working at Cancer Council NSW


Our Priorities:

  • Research: To conduct and fund world-class research that reduces the impact of cancer
  • Prevention: To reduce cancer in the NSW community by encouraging people to lead healthy, cancer-smart lifestyles
  • Information and support: To empower and support people affected by cancer, so that no one need face cancer alone
  • Advocacy: To ensure that governments take action to reduce cancer risk and improve access to care and treatment
  • Fundraising: To enable the community to raise money to help beat cancer


Our values:

Our values influence the work that we do, and the way we work with our colleagues and with our community.





Now, based on our values, imagine Cancer Council was a person:

  • Optimistic
  • Inspiring
  • Compassionate
  • Trusted leader

Our positive workplace culture fosters innovation, recognises performance and offers development opportunities, ensuring that we attract, retain and invest in the best people. Sound like a team you want to bring your expertise to?

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