Are you available once a week to help with some minor handyman/woman tasks such as paining scuff marks, changing light bulbs, etc? Please contact us at 703.698.2534.

Tea and Talk?

We are looking for some special people for a “Tea and Talk” volunteer opportunity at Inova’s infusion clinic near the Life with Cancer Family Center. These volunteers would talk with patients, bring them comfort items like snacks, blankets, etc and just give them some special attention. Potential volunteers must be comfortable in a medical environment where people are receiving chemotherapy treatments.  Want more information? Call 703.698.2534.

Do you have lovely handwriting?

Please contact us at 703.698.2534 to learn how you can use your handwriting skills to help.

Volunteer at Special Eventsvolunteers

Our special events include dinners, races, fundraisers, and more. These events occur throughout the year, at various locations, on weekdays and weekends, and at various times of day. To add your name to our special events volunteer list or for more information, please contact us.

Be a Breast Cancer Mentor

If you are a breast cancer survivor who is at least one year out of treatment and want to help another, become a mentor with Survivors Offering Support (SOS). You can guide a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient through a difficult time, giving valuable information, emotional support, encouragement, and a shoulder to lean on. For more information, please contact us.

Teach a Classyoga class

Are you a credentialed, licensed professional who would like to donate your time and skill? Please complete our Professional Volunteer Application.

Volunteer Your Reiki Skills

Provide individual Reiki treatments at the Life with Cancer Family Center in Fairfax, VA. Reiki volunteers must have completed Level III training and be available on the second Monday and/or fourth Friday of most months, 4:30-6:30 pm and/or 7-8 pm. A background check, annual flu shot, and TB test are required. For more information, please contact us.

Hold a Fundraiser

Host a bake sale, throw a party, do a walk-a-thon, host a dress down day at work—there are plenty of creative ways to raise money and support cancer patients and their loved ones. See fundraising ideas and planning tips.