Volunteer Opportunities


  • The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is offering several volunteer opportunities for students & staff. The AACR is the first and largest cancer research organization in the world. They focus on propelling innovation in cancer science to develop treatments and cures for the more than 200 types of adult and pediatric cancer. These volunteer opportunities support this work by raising awareness and funds as well as sharing educational resources. 

    AACR’s current volunteer opportunities can be done from home and fit virtually any schedule:

    • AACR Runners for Research: While in-person events have been canceled for a while, our Runners for Research team members stay connected online, through virtual training runs/walks, and in virtual fitness challenges.
    • Players vs Cancer: For gamers, PvC is an opportunity to have fun with a community of gamers who raise awareness and funds for lifesaving cancer research
    • DIY Fundraising: A do-it-yourself (DIY) fundraiser can be customized to suit the personality, interests, and schedule of just about anyone.
    • Social Media Marketing: Volunteer with to amplify AACR's social messaging and grow their network. Contact us to learn more.

    The AACR remains committed to driving lifesaving cancer research. Cancer survivors and their families depend upon this work. Please consider joining in their mission to prevent and cure cancer.