Volunteering for Gut Cancer Foundation

Every year the Gut Cancer Foundation receives hundreds of hours of support from generous volunteers gifting their time, energy, passion and expertise to help in a variety of ways. Opportunities include:

– our annual awareness campaign and appeal in May called ‘LoveYerGuts’
– marketing and promotion
– fundraising
– supporting events such as Big Boys Toys and our biannual GastroFest
– public awareness speaker 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • Big Boys Toys

    Gut Cancer Foundation is the charity partner of Big Boys Toys 2019. Over 30,000 people will attend this awesome showcase of fast cars, motorbikes, epic machinery and live action. Every year GCF volunteers work the crowds collecting cash and EFTPOS donations to support vital research into the causes, treatment and prevention of Gut Cancers.

    Where and When

    Friday 1st November - Sunday 3rd November

    9.30 am - 6pm

    ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland.


    Honest and reliable, able to interact well with the public and confident to ask for donations for research. Neat and tidy presentation required. Parking will be in surrounding streets as there is no parking available onsite. Water and snacks are provided. You can stay on afterwards or arrive early to attend the event on arrangement.

    Time commitment:

    BBT takes place from Friday November 1st to Sunday November 3rd. Each day will comprise of 2 shifts. The first shift will be from 9:30am - 1:30pm and the second shift from 1:30pm - 6:00pm.

    Applicants must be able to complete at least one full shift during the weekend. Multiple shifts are available for those who are really keen.


    To apply for a position as part of our Big Boys Toys fundraising team please fill out this application form


If you have some time available and would like to know more about volunteering and how you can help, please contact us.

Interested email info@gutcancer.org.nz or phone 0800 112 775

Thank you for helping us ‘Kick cancer in the guts!’.